Medical Doctors

2013: Changes Ahead in Health Care


After 3 years of rumbling court fights, legislative threats and golden promises, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) moves into first gear and begins 2013 with new taxes and a few changes [...]

2013: Changes Ahead in Health Care2018-01-04T10:41:35-07:00

Is there a Doc-Fix for IPAB?


Congress has delayed a scheduled cut to doctors' Medicare reimbursements for another year as part of the Fiscal Cliff Agreement.  Fearing the consequences if payments to doctors for Medicare services were [...]

Is there a Doc-Fix for IPAB?2013-01-05T10:42:59-07:00

Concierge Medicine: A Moral Issue?


Concierge doctors restrict the number of patients they see, accepting 80-90% fewer patients than their primary care counterparts.  Their patients pay an extra $1500 - $2000 annually, over and above their [...]

Concierge Medicine: A Moral Issue?2012-10-15T10:00:28-07:00

Concierge Medicine: Is it for You?


Weary, overwhelmed doctors in increasing numbers are turning to a concierge medical practice to escape the stress of what they feel is 'conveyor-belt medicine': seeing too many patients in too short [...]

Concierge Medicine: Is it for You?2012-09-30T12:59:52-07:00

More Reasons it’s Unconstitutional


Our Declaration of Independence  was based on a government's over-bearing intrusion in our lives.  That's why the part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA)  that people find most [...]

More Reasons it’s Unconstitutional2012-07-21T10:46:49-07:00

Retail Clinics as Health Care Providers


People are increasingly going to a retail clinic for primary, non-emergency health care.  Retail clinics are less expensive and more accessible than conventional health care providers and studies show the results [...]

Retail Clinics as Health Care Providers2012-01-14T12:20:47-07:00

Physicans Spending More Time Online


A  study conducted by Manhattan Research of over 2,000 U.S. physicians indicates that physicians are spending eight hours online each week in 2010. In 2006 it was reported that they spent 4.5 [...]

Physicans Spending More Time Online2018-01-04T08:55:03-07:00