Tag Archives: ACO

Achieving Obamacare Goals without ObamaCare

Many believe that the free market is the best solution for effectively solving our health care problems, instead of government intervention. Concierge medicine offers up the private concierge doctor as a solution for primary care access and quality of care. John Goodman takes a look at another free market solution presenting itself in the growing […]

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What’s Ahead for the Affordable Care Act in 2013?

By Lisa Zamosky, WebMD Health News, April 3, 2013 Health Care Reform: A Guide to Health Insurance & Affordable Care Act This month marks the third anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act becoming law. Consumers have gained access to many new benefits under the law since it was passed in 2010. They include free […]

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The Starbucks Syndrome in Healthcare – Concierge Medicine Los Angeles

Angelenos want their CT scans just as they want their low-fat caramel macchiatos By Daniel J. Stone,March 31, 2013 Los Angles Times “In Scotland, death is considered imminent; in Canada, it’s considered inevitable. In California, death is considered optional.” Ian Morrison, a Scottish-born futurist and healthcare consultant, was joking when he said those words. But […]

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Paying for Care

By John Goodman  National Center for Policy Analysis, March 11, 2013  If you were eating in a Chinese restaurant, would you have the temerity to tell the manager how to repackage and re-price the items on the menu? Tea is typically sold for a pre-paid price (all you can drink for a fixed fee). Egg […]

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