What life would be like if we bought food the same way we buy healthcare

Dr. Ryan Nuehofel illustrates what life would be like if we paid for food the same way that we pay for healthcare. The ridiculousness of it highlights the absurdity of healthcare procurement and really hits a home run in its depiction of how we have gotten ourselves into the mess of a healthcare system most of us despise. This is a must read:

Imagine if we paid for food like we do healthcare.

Direct primary care can rein in America’s out-of-control healthcare costs

Direct primary care can rein in America’s out-of-control healthcare costs

Dr. Lee S. Gross, M.D. has written an Op-Ed in The Washington Examiner about how Direct primary care can rein in America’s out-of-control healthcare costs.  He Challenges Congress to make changes that will make it easier for Americans to utilize Direct Primary Care while still insuring against unpredictable, unforeseen, rare catastrophic costs.  Dr. Lee Gross has been a revolutionary in the Direct Primary Care movement, and he has had the opportunity to speak to lawmakers about the advantages of Direct Primary Care.

Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice & Competition

Reforming America’s Healthcare System Through Choice & Competition

I would like to encourage my followers to read today’s release of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS)  Whitepaper about how to reform the American healthcare system through choice and competition.

The document explores the following topics where reform can lead to improvements:

  • Health Care Workforce and Labor Markets
  • Health Care Provider Markets
  • Health Care Insurance Markets
  • Expansion of HSAs and HRAs (Consumer-Driven Health Care)