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    Healthcare is only “safe” when physicians work for patients


    Furthermore, there is no such thing as a free lunch or mammogram. It's time to grow up. Someone always pays. Charity should be person-to-person, not coerced or extorted by government force. There is no virtue, or even moral high ground, in blackmail, or extortion by IRS penalties, which the supreme court illegally rewrote as “taxes.”


    Blog: The largest cause of medical errors is Congress


    As the Hoover Institution states:

    "Many Americans believe socialism to be a form of social kindness by the government. But true socialism isn’t a social safety net. It is when the government controls most prices, businesses, property, and other aspects of economic life. The historical record of socialism has been wrecked or stagnating economies and flagrant human rights violations. The truth is that people do not prosper in socialist countries.”

    Politics in general yearns to be pure, but in reality, it is a dirty and unseemly business at all levels. Many of the marches you refer to were funded by political activists for political motivations like power and money; few were true to issues or ideals.

    Our constitutional republic, based on capitalism, has given us 240 years of peaceful transitions of power. 

    So, Dr. De, please discard your divisive and unproductive moral indignation and come to the table to deal with medical care, policy and political reality. Please come to the table, with your differing philosophies, ideals and methods, but first, you must grasp the reality of healthcare and its funding. True honest healthcare can only exist when the patient chooses and pays directly for their care, and are therefore truly invested in the route to the best outcome.


    Craig M. Wax, DO
    The author is a family physician in Mullica Hill, NJ.


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      Such a well written commentary by Dr. Hill. May I chime in, medical care has become a scam game. Everyone is scamming the insurance companies and medicare. The hospital charges are ridiculous, medication costs are outlandish, and utilization depends on the price of property values, (bay area costs are astronomical), so there are two ways to hold down prices, #1 one payer system and if you have worked for the VA or any state hospital you know that doesn't work, or #2 capitalism:if meds were over the counter mostly, patients paid med malpractice if they wanted it at the time of the appointment, if hospitals were not as expensive as a space capsule which would happen with decreased regulations, if people all had a high deductible with a health saving account and there own portable insurance, the cost of med care would be affordable for the vast majority of Americans. For those who couldn't afford even the new low cost of the new health care then a charity hospital and clinic that doctors can staff with a small decrease in their tax rate would solve their problem.

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