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How to Really Stretch Your Healthcare Dollars | Robert Nelson, MD | LinkedIn

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAOpAAAAJGU4YWVhMDc5LTVlMjQtNGZiZS1hMDljLWJlYzJkNmYxMjY0OAThere is nothing wrong with a little friendly financial heads-up advice regarding insurance.  But below the surface, what does all this advice say about the inflated costs of the healthcare system in which we are obliged to navigate, specifically the role of “insurance” in driving those costs?

But there is something more telling about the underlying dysfunction of our third-party billing system based the advice many are doling out, and something you won’t find when evaluating cost-savings strategies in any other industries. 

Read entire article via How to Really Stretch Your Healthcare Dollars | Robert Nelson, MD | LinkedIn.

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A primary care physician by training, my passion is researching and writing about the importance restoring patient centered care, supporting independent private physicians, promoting free-market solutions and seeking sustainable fiscal policy in healthcare.

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