OPINION -- I am on Medicare and was having an elective colonoscopy soon. Always having an interest in the distorted pricing practices of providers, I asked several questions -- How much will you be billing me for this procedure? And, how much will Medicare be paying as full reimbursement?
February 28, 2013 -- Posing this question to healthcare thought leaders, they often reject the question, as “too negative.” Is this a form of denial or lack of interest in sensitive critical thinking?
August 7, 2009 -- If we are to have a regulatory bend to our health policy and believe this is the road to controlling costs, then why are we not discussing the following:
May 28, 2009 -- We appear to be closing in on the next generation of health care reform with expectations of action by Congress as early as this summer. One of the most contentious questions is whether the introduction of a new government run, public plan should be included. Would this be the mother of all unfunded entitlements?