Every week we read another article on the fuzzy math and ridiculous mark-up for our routine healthcare.
Do your own research; see Elizabeth Rosenthal’s article in a recent Sunday New York Times, the $2.7 Trillion Medical Bill or Steven Brill’s lengthy tome in Time, Bitter Pill.
We spend, and will continue to spend, more on healthcare than any other nation in the world, and yet, we are 38th in healthcare rankings according to the World Health Organization. America has the most efficient markets in virtually every other sector except healthcare.
Unfortunately, we are just beginning to see that our landmark health reform law, the Affordable Care Act, is no improvement and it will give us less for more.
America has had a broken model for our healthcare for nearly two generations (50 years).
What is broken is our dependence upon 3rd-party middleman (government, insurers) when we need healthcare. Even though 70 percent of our health care is elective, non-emergent and provided outside of a hospital, we allow middlemen to control all transactions.
Read full article at KevinMD.com
It's FINALLY HERE!
Kevin Jackson's hilarious take on Race-Pimping: The Multi-Trillion Dollar Business of Liberalism!
Enjoy this excerpt from the book:
"Meanwhile, you are firmly in control. If (actually, when) you experience problems with poverty, crime, gangs, lack of urban development in cities where you have a black mayor, a black congressman, a black city manager, a black superintendent of schools, a black county treasurer, a black chief of police, a black fire chief, blacks on the county Board of Supervisors, blacks on the school board, etc., find ONE white man, preferably a Republican to blame for all those problems. If one doesn’t exist, don’t be afraid to refurbish one, even if you have to blame Republican Presidents George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Herbert Hoover, or T.R. Roosevelt."