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Why Pay Physicians Anything At All For Providing Healthcare?

Ron4993 Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 1:03 PM
Gee. I wonder if most in congress/ senate are lawyers?
Colonialgirl Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 6:53 PM
A significant number of them certainly are; They are totally useless for anything requiring thinkinng or brains. ALL they are good for is filling their own pockets and screwing the taxpayer and American citizens,

Last week, the National Commission on Physician Payment Reform released its recommendations, calling for the elimination of fee-for-service healthcare within the next 5 years. This organization, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is populated by physicians from academia, the insurance industry and from the public policy world. Having former GOP Senate Majority leader and cardiac surgeon Bill Frist serving as honorary chairman gives the imprimatur of bipartisanship and legitimacy. However, Dr. Frist, a former academic himself, has long favored a government supervised healthcare system, and is therefore less than objective in this regard.

The Commission was formed to...