Monday, January 27, 2014

Bazzomanifesto Update 01/27/14: 9 Topics In Today's blog

THIS BLOGS TOPICS:

1) Aparformances


2)  New ROI column from Frank J. Rich: "MAET"

3)  Want to Know How to Beat Obamacare?

4)  Town Of Ossining: Vacancy on Town Planning Board

5)  Preserving Jobs and Healthcare Options at St. Francis Hosptial

6)  Support Assembly Republicans

7)  Golden View Firenze 6 Course Wine Dinner Tuesday 1/28 $80

8)  Peter Max at C Parker Gallery 1/30

9) SEN. HANNON & SEN. BALL WORK TO FIGHT SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS

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THE VOLPE/BAZZO REPORT ON YOUTUBE:

Thank to the help of a good friend Pat N. we are able to bring you the January - June 2013 season of the Volpe/Bazzo Report on YouTube for those who do not have Optimum/Cablevision.

Here is the link to the complete list of 2013 shows available:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL15q02cIJ1qxB9VVej5EHJxRko-gJQ411

Thank to the help of a good friend Pat N. we are able to bring you the complete 2012 season of the Volpe/Bazzo Report On YouTube for those who do not have Optimum/Cablevision.

Here is the link to the complete list of 2012 shows available:

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCstWajSgbAgVe29zEyjftlw


Here Are The Links To 2014 Shows Available:

The Volpe/Bazzo Report with guests: Dave Paganelli, Brian Marschhauser and Bryan Fumagalli
http://vimeo.com/84451345

The Volpe/Bazzo Report with guests: Mike Kaplowitz and Brian Marschhauser
http://vimeo.com/84440808


For those who have Cablevision/Optimum, you can see fresh episodes of:
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channel 74.
Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.

Wednesday 9:00 P.M.
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Philips town – Cortlandt – Peekskill – Ossining and Briarcliff., Mt Kisco , North Tarrytown

HOSTED BY: DOMENIC VOLPE & ANTHONY BAZZO

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Hi, 
 
Hope all's well.

Just sharing the latest in my late-blooming acting career... 
Next weekend our acting workshop performs a variety of comic and dramatic monologues in Pleasantville. 

My three are a Woody Allenesque piece to open the show; Shakespeare's Marc Antony speech to close Act I; locker room speech from Oliver Stone's "Any Given Sunday" to close the show. In two others, I have non-verbal supporting roles as Picasso's papa and a husband with dementia.

On weekends March thru May, I'll be "touring" Westchester libraries in a 50-minute David Mamet play, "The Water Engine." 

On stage or off, look forward to seeing you soon...

best,
ba

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R.O.I. By Frank J. Rich
MAET 

 
Much is made of a simple question in recent iPad TV ads. Stories of device users are heralded in a RetroChron video that traces results back to the use of the iPad. The device and its imitators have had a transformative effect on our culture, giving computers a run in the race for the users' choice of platform. The message is clear in the question: "What will be your verse"?
Walt Whitman may have meant to cobble the identity of readers as they considered his haunting verse, a picture forming of society in his day, ageless by its relevance today; begging the questions that ultimately define and form one's contribution.
 
Oh me! Oh life! of the questions of these recurring,
Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill'd with the foolish,
Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?)
Of eyes that vainly crave the light, of the objects mean, of the struggle ever renew'd,
Of the poor results of all, of the plodding and sordid crowds I see around me,
Of the empty and useless years of the rest, with the rest me intertwined,
The question, O me! so sad, recurring-What good amid these, O me, O life?
 
Society, work and recreation, education, politics, faith, sport: all find us in the company of others, seeking purpose in the joining, sharing the experience, and turning the power of one into opportunity for many. These are the teams that knit passion, principle, and practice into potential. The antipodal logic of a "me society" that joins individuals for the greater good. It begs the question: "Is there an "I" in "team"?
 
The essential definition of a workable "team" is " ... the selfless devotion to the success of another." It possesses and postulates opportunity as no other human endeavor can, not even individual brilliance or force of will. But, so much is made of the individual that "team" may as easily be spelled backwards for how odious a concept to those driven of self, alone.
Embedded in the human code is the desire, indeed the need, to help. The choice of what to help, as deeply rooted, is quite naturally another human, which is why "help-friendly" organizations are more efficient, productive, creative, energetic, affirming, and, coincidentally, outcomes oriented.
 
It is this affirming quality that defines "quality" in the individual experience. It is the thing that relieves financial incentives of prominence in the minds of today's knowledge workers. Help is what forms the motivation of product and service sales groups that best represent the value in their offerings, what distinguishes candidates from those waving resumes that are "me deep" in accomplishment, making the job of selection easy for enlightened organizations, and what allows talented groups to share their understanding with prospects and customers without fear of revenue loss, secure in the knowledge that "helping partnerships" build better futures for all who are joined.
 
And, finally, help-friendly organizations raise morale and job satisfaction-the holy grail of cohesive, execution cultures.
 
How to build such organizations: make sincere efforts to build trust throughout and to declaw political agendas, seek solutions, not blame, by encouraging vulnerability and learning from mistakes, join those in distant functions toward creative ideation and to inform multi-level perspectives, and lay out routes to the use of resources within the organization that encourage people to give and receive help.
 
There is purpose in teams; whomever might we make our contribution to but others? What will be your verse?
 
 
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On Monday, January 27, 2014 10:10 AM, Town Supervisor Susanne Donnelly wrote:

 

    The Volunteer-Spirited Town
 TownofOssining.com

Vacancy on Town Planning Board

The Town of Ossining Planning Board currently has a vacancy, and is seeking an interested resident from the Unincorporated Area to join! Comprehension of architectural drawings and plans, or a background in engineering or law, are preferable skills. Members must also be available for bimonthly meetings, every 2nd and 4th Wednesday evening. Members are appointed for five year terms ending December 31st.
Please see the Town General Code - Chapter 200, Article XI: Planning Board for more information on the role of a Town Planning Board.
If interested, please send a cover letter and resume or summary of appropriate qualifications to Maddi Zachacz at Mzachacz@townofossining.com by February 14th, 2014.


View the 2014 Planning Board Calendar for future meeting and submission dates (tentative)

 
 
The John Paul Rodrigues Operations Center can only be reached from the southbound lane of Route 9A and is between Route 134 and Route 133.
 
Town Board 
Susanne Donnelly
Supervisor 
Eric P. Blaha
Council Member 
Geoffrey J. Harter
Council Member 
Kim Jeffrey
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Northern Wilcher
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Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor 
Dear Friends:

I am deeply concerned about the future of St. Francis Hospital, its patients, employees, vendors and nearby businesses.  After careful research and many conversations with individuals with first-hand knowledge of St. Francis Hospital and the region’s healthcare landscape,  I support Westchester Medical Center’s bid to purchase St. Francis Hospital.  Westchester Medical Center would  preserve healthcare options, innovation, competition and jobs. I will be writing a letter expressing this to Chief Judge Cecelia G. Morris of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York who will decide the fate of St. Francis Hospital by February 10, 2014. 

Also, I received the letter below from Donald F. Murphy who ran St. Francis Hospital until 2000.  I'm sharing it, with permission, because it provides an important perspective not present in the media coverage of the St. Francis bankruptcy. 

Regards,

Kieran Lalor

Letter from Donald F. Murphy, CEO of St. Francis Hospital from 1976-2000


Living in this community for over 37 years and fortunate to have worked as CEO of Saint Francis Hospital (SFH) for 24 years until 2000, I feel compelled to comment on the current state of hospital affairs. I write this without the knowledge, prompting or approval of anyone connected with
any hospital. These are my private thoughts…

Between 1990 and 2000, SFH and Vassar Brother Hospital (VBH)  developed a joint venture to improve the clinical efficacy of the two campuses with the added incentive of financial neutrality. A Judge ordered it dissolved citing antitrust violations. Recently SFH suffered a financial calamity which led to bankruptcy filing and is now in the hands of the court. As the Journal reports, there are two major interested parties to take over SFH and all its services…HealthQuest (HQ) and Westchester Medical Center (WMC). 

If the court awards SFH to HQ, my speculation is that the outcome will be to close all Medical/surgical services at the SFH site and relocate to VBH, Northern Dutchess or Putnam Hospitals. Under Health Department pressure, the Behavioral Services (Psychiatric and Addiction) will remain open. According to my ’back of the envelope” calculations at least a thousand SFH employees will lose their jobs.
Allow me to hypothesize what HQ and VBH may be planning. This could be an economically attractive albeit heartless plan:

- Issue numerous pink slips.
- Move trauma to VBH early on and soon after close ER at SFH totally – divert ambulances!
- Close all patient floors and admitting office …"call VBH for admission”.
- Relocate the best medical equipment.
- Rent space or sell the empty buildings.

I think you get the picture.

Here is the sad irony…if a new company moved into Poughkeepsie hiring 1000 people, the Governor and many elected officials would be welcoming and celebrating this great economic boost to the county. However, nearly 1000 SFH employees are poised to be laid off, the largest single loss of jobs since IBM decline, and yet we have not heard a “peep” from our elected officials. I must assume they do not perceive what is likely coming. 

Finally, what is in this for HQ?
A.    Money, over $100 million per year of new revenue will flow to HQ and their affiliate hospitals..
B.    Eliminating competition is huge…all patients belong to the HQ Monopoly (Goliath trumps David) .
C.    HQ wants to be THE tertiary hospital in the Hudson Valley. WMC would be a major competitor.

Again, speculation is the basis for this report. WMC will want to keep SFH open as a full service hospital and grow some new services. They will give physician’s a choice of working at SFH and provide a distinct choice for patients. Perhaps medical teaching programs located at WMC and in conjunction with NY Medical College may open at the SFH site. WMC will invest money in SFH and NOT close it! WMC will hope that new patients from Dutchess will choose WMC for specialized services as opposed to migrating to NYC hospitals.

The SFH family understands that the name will change and its religious heritage will be altered but the warm feeling one gets stepping on to its campus will hopefully be preserved.  As residents of Dutchess County …which picture looks better? One monolithic corporation owning four hospitals, multiple urgent care centers and the Heart Center or preserving choice of a hospital which provides a much different health care experience.

The opportunity for WMC and SFH to preserve a mission and to save hundreds of jobs is compelling.

Hopefully the Judge, State Health Department, our local elected officials and antitrust regulators will take notice of what is in the best interest of the residents of Dutchess County. So to our elected officials, the bankruptcy court, and our county residents, I say it is better for all to have health care CHOICES…SFH continuing its mission under the WMC banner would provide that!

Now is the time for all of us to be heard!
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Click here for the Keep St. Francis Hospital Open Facebook Page

Op Ed by Dr. Arnold Goran:  Valley View: Westchester Medical can save Saint Francis Hospital



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Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor, a former teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes in Poughkeepsie, is a Marine Corps veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel. Lalor is of counsel to the law firm Gaines, Novick, Ponzini, Cossu & Venditti. He is a graduate of John Jay High School, Providence College and Pace Law School and lives in Fishkill with his wife Mary Jo and their four young children Katie, Riley, Mikey and Kieran Jr..
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January 24, 2014

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Jan 25 at 9:42 AM
Golden View Firenze 6 Course Wine Dinner Tuesday 1/28 $80
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Alison Kane, (518) 455-2200
Joe Bachmeier, (845) 531-9796
 
SEN. HANNON & SEN. BALL WORK TO FIGHT SURPRISE MEDICAL BILLS
 
Albany, N.Y. – 01/27/2014 – The New York Senate Health Committee hosted a roundtable discussion on Monday to discuss out-of-network insurance coverage. Chairman Kemp Hannon (R – Nassau County), Health Committee Member Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), and other Committee Members focused on legislative proposals (including S2551/A7253 and S6207/A8494) that would enable New Yorkers to continue to be able to purchase health coverage that enables them to see the physician of their choice.
The legislation would make the cost of health care more transparent and protect consumers from exorbitant surprise medical bills. Participants of the roundtable included physicians and consumers with firsthand experiences dealing with out-of-network issues.
“I commend the Governor for putting forth legislation in his proposed budget to address out-of-network coverage and look forward to working with him to enact meaningful reforms,” said Senator Hannon.  “The fact that individuals seeking insurance coverage through the exchange cannot find a policy that offers out-of-network coverage in most areas of the state is alarming and should be part of our reform effort.”
“We have multi-billion dollar insurance companies that are seeing record profits, a healthcare system that is broken and forcing doctors out of this state in droves, and blue-collar families that are being held over the barrel by insufficient networks and coverage,” said Senator Greg Ball. “This is reaching a critical level, and I thank the Governor for at lease initially addressing the issue in this year’s budget. That said, the devil is in the details, and there is much collaboration that still must be done to properly, adequately and finally solve this critical issue. Our families simply cannot wait another year for both houses to pass this important bill.”
Both Chad Glaser of Buffalo and Maureen Kenney of Bedford Hills spoke about how their families have been wronged by the health care system. Chad Glaser’s son was born with a rare liver disease that required out-of-network health care services and Maureen Kenney’s husband was transported to an out-of-network hospital during an emergency heart operation and woke up to a $99,000 bill.
Senator Hannon and Senator Ball’s legislation, S2551 that passed the Senate in 2013 and 2012, would address these concerns by assuring that consumers can purchase health coverage that pays for the true costs of medical care they will face. Importantly as well, the bill would require certain disclosures by health care providers, hospitals and insurers to prevent surprise medical bills and assure patients have greater information regarding the scope of their coverage. Their bill would also protect consumers by ensuring they have adequate access to in-network services, with the capability to go out-of-network in the event there is no in-network provider. Furthermore, this legislation would protect consumers from excessive charges for emergency services.  Senate Bill 6207 would require that insurers provider individuals purchasing insurance have the option to purchase out-of-network coverage.
Maureen Kenney of Bedford Hills is just one of numerous New Yorkers that have purchased premium insurance plans, only to be stuffed with the bill in their time of need.
In April of 2011, Kenney’s husband was treated in the emergency room at Northern Westchester Hospital, which is an “in network” hospital, for a heart condition. Although he was given the best of care at Northern Westchester Hospital, Kenney said their facility was not equipped to treat her husband’s life-threatening condition. Due to medical necessity, Kenney’s husband was transported by an ambulance to Westchester Medical Center (WMC). The ER physician and the WMC cardiologist on duty arranged the transfer to WMC via phone. Kenney said there was no mention in regard to concerns over insurance coverage, or that WMC was an “out of network” provider during the treatment or transfer. However, Kenney later received a $99,000 bill from WMC due to the fact that it is an “out of network” hospital.
“This has been an absolute nightmare for my family and situations like this aren’t isolated cases. This is something that is happening to more people than we know who do not complain or try to fight it because the liability might be smaller and it is either paid by the policy holder, or they are too intimidated by the insurance companies,” said Maureen Kenney. “Insurance Companies should helping our citizens in times of need, not bleeding them for every dollar in a tough economy.”
Chad Glaser’s son Ethan was born with a rare liver disease, Biliary Atresia, and Ethan required out of network healthcare services. In 2003, Chad had the honor of being the live liver donor for his son Ethan, known by his friends and family as “E”. The successful transplant was performed at Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NY Presbyterian.
Chad immediately identified the many concerns with regard to lack of transparency within the health insurance industry, including coverage for out of network specialty care that appeared at first glance to be comprehensive but in fact did not adequately cover his son’s care. Thus, he has focused the past ten years on the self-education of learning to successfully navigate the healthcare industry.
“My goal is to help pass Senate Bill S.2551 to bring protections to “Out of Network” medical costs / rates defined when medical care is required “Out of Network” not by choice but by necessity due to “In Network” Inadequacy,” said Chad Glaser. “When services cannot be rendered “In Network”, this bill will help provide coverage at the In Network co–insurance rates and deductibles and consequently will close the loop hole of balance billing to the patient. Why should any patient have to be subject to larger financial exposure when it’s not by choice, but by medical necessity to go “Out of Network?”
“This bill is all about preserving patient access to quality out-of-network physician services. It is wrong for insurers to promise out-of-network coverage to New Yorkers who pay their hard-earned dollars for premiums, and not to deliver adequate benefits for such services when they are needed,” said Dr. Thomas Lee, board-certified neurosurgeon and immediate past president of Westchester County Medical Society.
“I would like to thank Senator Ball and Senator Hannon for their work on this extremely important legislation,” said Dr. Bennie Chiles III, president of the New York State Neurosurgical Society. “In effect, what we are seeing here in increased premiums, increased profits, for the insurance companies, with decreased benefits to the patients, decreased patient choice and decreasing patient access to care, and all these things need to be preserved.”
Senator Greg Ball has created a petition on his website that has over 6,000 signatures. Click here to sign the petition.
 
For more information, please contact kane@nysenate.gov or (518) 455 2200 in Senator Hannon’s Office or jbachmei@nysenate.gov or (845) 531-9796 in Senator Ball’s Office
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NYS Senator Greg Ball
Media: (845) 531 9796 
Personal: (914) 406 5114


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ROB ASTORINO: www.robastorino.com
JOHN G. TESTA: www.johngtesta.com
ON TOPIC W/ JOHN TESTA: www.ontopicwithjt.com
CARS & US: www.doverracing.com
THE WINERY AT ST. GEORGE: http://www.TheWineryAtStGeorge.com
PLAN PUTNAM: planputnam@googlegroups.com/
BRUCE APAR’S NCN BLOG: http://ncnlocal.com/index.php/blogs/bruce-the-blog
NORTH COUNTY NEWS & Views: http://ncnlocal.com/
THE JOURNAL NEWS: http://www.lohud.com/
YORKTOWN WATCHDOG: www.yorktownopengov.org
PADAVANO FINE ARTS: Padovanofineart.com/
PEEKSKILL BID:
www.peekskillbid.com or www.downtownpeekskill.com

Peekskill Democratic City Committee Blog: http://www.peekskilldems.com/blog
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 CABLE SHOWS TO WATCH

THE VOLPE/BAZZO REPORT:

Wednesdays 9:30 P.M.
channel 74.
Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.

Wednesday 9:00 P.M.
Channel 15
Philips town – Cortlandt – Peekskill – Ossining and Briarcliff., Mt Kisco , North Tarrytown

HOSTED BY: DOMENIC VOLPE & ANTHONY BAZZO

ALL ABOUT TOWN:

HOSTED BY: JAMES MARTORANO
Yorktown channel 74
Available in Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.
Thursdays 8:00 P.M


FRANK TALK:w/ BRUCE THE BLOG

Thursdays at 10 P.M. channel 74.
Available in Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.
Wednesdays:Channel 15 Wednesday 10 P.M.
Philipstown – Cortlandt – Peekskill – Ossining and BriarCliff., Mt Kisco .
HOSTED BY: BRUCE APAR & FRANK J. RICH


YORKTOWN WATCHDOG:
Wednesdays at 4:30PM , Mondays at 9:30 PM and Saturdays at 9:00
channel 74
Available in Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.
HOSTED BY: ED CIFFON



CARS & amp; US:
Fridays at 10 P.M. channel 74.
Available in Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac.
Channel 15 Friday 10 P.M.
Philipstown – Cortlandt – Peekskill – Ossining and BriarCliff., Mt Kisco .

HOSTED BY: DENNIS TATE


SENIOR FORUM:
CHANNEL 74
Thursdays and Fridays at 5:30 PM.
Available in Yorktown – Putnam Valley – Bedford – Bedford Hills – Mount Kisco – Katonah – Lewisboro – North Salem – Pound Ridge – Purdy Station – Amawalk – Granite Springs – Lincolndale – Somers – Baldwin Place – Shenorock – Mahopac
HOSTED BY: NICK DiTOMASSO
 
SPEAK OUT WITH SANDY GALEF:
Yorktown chanel 74 Wednesdays at 7:30PM..Ossining/Peekskill channel 15 Wednesdays at 8PM

Hosted by: Sandra Galef
 
DEAR SANDY:
Yorktown chanel 74 Fridays 7:30PM…Ossining/Peekskill channel 15 Fridays 9PM
Hosted by: Sandra Galef

Bazzo 01/27/14


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