We tend to think of health care as complicated. Here’s a little secret: it’s not. It’s only evolved to be a complex system because we’ve made it that way. When a physician sees a Medicare patient, an estimated 130,000 pages of rules and regulations influence that relationship. The Affordable Care Act and it’s supporting regulations… Continue reading Pre-existing condition: a palatable term for government sanctioned discrimination
This week, several national news organizations ran a story on a new CDC study which showed rural Americans were more likely to die from the top 5 causes of death than their urban counterparts. Per the study, "the five leading causes of death in the United States during 1999–2014 were heart disease, cancer, unintentional injury,… Continue reading *EXCLUSIVE* Flawed federal reports used for health policy and funding decisions
How the #1 cause of hospital patient death & #1 cause of maternal death in the US gets $0 funding in the federal budget.