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Fri Jun 5

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steross replied to the Health Care Reform board. 11:13 PM

Re: VOX: 12 questions on single-payer health car

IMO it time for medicare to refuse to pay for futile healthcare.



I agree. As long as the perfect trifecta for wasteful care that is families making end-of-life care decisions, the medical system getting paid for it, and [more]

Fri May 22

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steross posted to the Health Care Reform board. 7:12 PM

David Goldhill speech

This guy (a liberal democrat no less) understands the dynamic of how we pay for health care and how it ruins the normal incentives of a market. It is an hour long, but I highly recommend giving it a listen.

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Tue May 19

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steross replied to the Health Care Reform board. 9:01 AM

Re: Freakonomics on Healthcare

So in part it does matter which study you listen too. Both seem to have merit. So my unresearched doubts were not any more wrong than your 2%.


Ok,so someone else came out with a different number, not correcting my number, but [more]

Thu May 14

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steross replied to the Health Care Reform board. 7:15 AM

Re: Freakonomics on Healthcare

I don't buy that those are the facts. Even if I do, you can adjust staffing for load changes, which they probably do on Friday nights anyway.
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I don't know what the numbers are and I suspect you made those up.


I [more]

Thu May 7

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steross replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:43 PM

Re: Cuts Finger, Goes to ER------> $9,000

And then you get situations like last year where a patient with a tooth abscess had enough money for the painkillers OR the antibiotics.
The pain drove him crazy, so he bought the painkillers, and died.


Antibiotics that [more]

Sat May 2

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steross replied to the Health Care Reform board. 7:57 PM

Re: Freakonomics on Healthcare

My new idea (posted before) - menu pricing or blue sky pricing. Every doctor, facility, pharmacy, etc must select their desired fixed price for every procedure and post it. They must charge the same to someone walking off the street as they do to [more]

Mon Apr 13

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steross replied to the Weight Lifting Fools board. 6:55 PM

Re: Here's some more..

7 REASONS TO SQUAT ASS-TO-GRASS

http://boxlifemagazine.com/community/7-reasons-to-squat-ass-...

For further proof that full squats are best for [more]

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