musclmed saidthe system will need to reset. And this could be one way that it could reset.
If we stopped accepting insurance people would start being involved more in healthcare because they have skin in the game.
Now a visit and how much it costs is decoupled from the patient.
The phone conversation billing is something that for the future needs to be handled by reimbursement.
Some patient feel they can see a MD once every 3 years with 10-15 calls a year.
Yes, the irony is that this could be the start of something that resembles a system that makes sense. Why is healthcare the only industry where insurance is supposed to pay for everything? You go take your car for a tuneup but you don't expect insurance to pay for it - and people can afford that. Insurance should be for the unanticipated and unusual events.
WOW! AND IMAGINE IF REPUBLICANS WOULD ACTUALLY WORK ALONG WITH THE DEMOCRATS TO MAKE THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT WORK!
We've got a country of fat and chronically ill folks so that it should surprise no one that our healthcare costs are going to be outrageous.
We have to find a way to work together, beyond partisanship, to find a solution.
AND EVEN THEN, we're going to be barely be able to afford it.