Jagger Esch is the President & CEO of Elite Insurance Partners. He's become one of the youngest industry leaders in Medicare today. Jagger is an active contributor to multiple publications and provides unique insights to help educate others.

Hill-Burton Act Today

Hill-Burton Act Today

The Hill-Burton Act is a federal law from 1946 by the United States Congress. The drive behind the new legislation was to promise loans and to supply grants to work on improvement amongst the country’s hospital organizations. States split the funds and then allotted the money to the various facilities. Part of the law rotates…

Overview of Medicare Spending

Overview of Medicare Spending

Annual reports show the most recent and upcoming overview of Medicare Spending data. These reports show the inflation of enrollees and how it affects health care prices. Annual Reports consist of the Boards of the Office of the Actuary (OACT), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Trustees, and the 2019 baseline. Also, it…

Medicare Buy-In Programs

Medicare For All Who Want It

One of the hottest topics right now is the Medicare buy-in programs that are flying around Washington. We can all agree that it benefits our country to get health care access to all. To make that a reality, some lawmakers have plans detailing their ideas. Medicare buy-in gives protection to people who can afford the…

Most Americans Still Rate Their Healthcare Quite Positively.

Most Americans Still Rate Their Healthcare Quite Positively

Most Americans still rate their healthcare quite positively. Coverage and quality of personal healthcare services have a higher satisfaction rating. On a national scale, healthcare coverage and the quality of services doesn’t receive the same rating scores that personal healthcare coverage does. Congress is debating about how the United States’ health-care system needs some updating.…

The Trend in Rising Prescription Drug Costs

The Trend in Rising Prescription Drug Costs

There is a trend of rising prescription drugs costs. Americans pay more toward prescription drug costs that our counterparts elsewhere in the world. In 2017, insurers, insureds, and the government spent over $330 billion; according to data from the National Health Expenditure. The cost of prescription drugs continues to climb each year. Yet the prescription…