Doctors’ Piecework: How Many Unnecessary Operations or Procedures?

(Quote: Should getting health care be like buying a car? Some people drive BMW’s,  some people drive KIA s and some people walk. What do you drive? – James W. S.)

I’ve always thought when money is the bottom line, LOOK OUT! Health care is one of those touchy subjects that people would like to feel, money has no power over. That’s a naive notion. When money is involved, forgetaboutit, you become a $ sign. I once worked for a funeral home and I was amazed how money was the bottom-line. This creative industry didn’t like, waiting for people to die to make their bucks, so they devised something called pre-need funeral contracts. It’s a contract signed by a consumer who agrees to pay installments on goods and services to assure they have the paraphernalia needed to get rid of their earthly remains upon death. The funeral directors (salesmen) get paid a commission on what they sell. So they try to sell the most expensive items
(much like car salesmen )
to prospective customers, often, resulting in aggressive, hard selling. It’s disgusting, but not as bad as doctors convincing patients to undergo unnecessary procedures to increase their wealth. NOW THAT’S SICK!

Please read The Telltale Wombs Of Lewiston, Maine to understand why we need HEALTH CARE REFORM with A PUBLIC OPTION to help put a stop to health care greed! thinkingblue

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LIBERAL AND PROUD OF IT! “Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.” - William E. Gladstone
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