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Healthcare Nation

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Words have entered the American vocabulary in the last 30 years like, HMO, PPO, HSA, referral, authorization, network, discount, copay and formulary. These words and the complex system they support are not understood by those who live outside the United States. Therefore our healthcare system is unique and simple questions must be asked. Where did the system originate? Why does it exist? Why is it so expensive? Why do medical costs increase at three times inflation, that is, roughly 9% per year, every year? Why has the collective bargaining of Doctor and Hospital Groups taken over this system strangling it with tens of thousands of contracts? During a Chicago pub crawl in Sept 2013 two insurance agents answer all these questions providing puzzle pieces that will suddenly and obviously fit snugly together. From scandals at Blue Cross, Humana and United Healthcare to a governmental system that never understood its influence or role, we have managed to open Pandora’s... More > Box, twice.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781304367303
Edition
First Edition
Published
August 28, 2013
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
1.22 MB

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