Archives By Month: January 2020

America is looking disturbingly like Europe

Posted on January 29, 2020 9:31 pm By Del Meyer in International Medicine, Uncategorized

For health policy that works, look at the evidence By Linda Gorman, opinion contributor When a policy generating a lot of fame and fortune starts to go wrong, the temptation to ignore new data can be irresistible. For over 50 years, mainstream U.S. health policy makers have promoted research supporting Kenneth Arrow’s 1963 assertion that […]

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Employer based health insurance.

Posted on January 29, 2020 9:00 pm By Del Meyer in In The News, Uncategorized

           American Academy of Actuaries An address by George Ross Fisher, MD, to the Actuarial Society of New York, was featured in one of our annual medical conferences. His opening statement was that employers should move out of the health insurance business completely, as gracefully and as quickly as they can. His reasoning was medical, […]

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Basic Ambulatory Medical Care is Not Insurable.

Posted on January 29, 2020 7:37 pm By Del Meyer in Feature Article

We have become so accustomed to having all of medical care covered by insurance. The evidence indicates that if we paid for our basic ambulatory care personally, instead of paying through our health insurance program, we would save 47 percent of our costs. That’s a huge savings. However, we seldom hear of this side of […]

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HEALTHPLANUSA.NET QUARTERLY REVIEW Restoring Affordable Health Plans Vol XIX, No 1, Jan, 2020 Reverting from a Vertical to a Horizontal Industry Insuring every American by Eliminating $Trillions wasted by Bureaucracy INTRODUCTION Hello: Just a reminder that you are receiving this email because either a) you have enrolled, b) have been referred, or c) expressed an interest in HealthPlanUSA. Don’t forget to add to your address book so we’ll be sure to land in your inbox! We’ve also invited friends and colleagues who appeared to be interested in the current debate in our country concerning private health care vs government-controlled healthcare as in Medicare-for-all. If we’ve been misinformed, please check the box below to be removed. You may unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive our email. Thank you for your understanding. Warmest personal regards, Del Meyer, MD, Editor and Founder. * * * * * The major current Problems in HealthCare The $3 trillion health care industry is the only major segment of the economy that is failing, and there is nothing the employer, insurance carrier or government can do about it. Health care is the only product or service (outside of public education) that has consistently grown worse over the past 75 years, with decreasing customer (patient) satisfaction. Every other product and service in our economy has improved in quality and grown less expensive over time, with increasing customer satisfaction. Health care is the only sector of the economy where prices have been steadily increasing since the end of WWII. Every other sector of the economy is reaping the benefits of Moore’s Law, which states that the cost of digital technology decreases by 50 percent every 18 months. In health care, it is the reverse: less efficient and more-costly. For instance, although the Length of Stay (LOS) for delivery of a child has decreased from four or five days to one or two days, the hospital cost has more than doubled. The LOS for gallbladder surgery has decreased from five days to one day, but the hospital cost has doubled. The surgeons’ fees have remained relatively stable during this time. The answer and solution to this conundrum is the challenge of HealthPlanUSA. Please join us in this dialog and conversation.

Posted on January 29, 2020 7:25 pm By Del Meyer in Uncategorized
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Posted on January 1, 2020 11:47 pm By Del Meyer in Uncategorized

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Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

Posted on January 1, 2020 11:32 pm By Del Meyer in Restoring Accountability

By Moving from a Vertical Industry (Hospital Medical Complex) to a Horizontal Industry (Physicians-Hospital-Insurance on the same level) with Freedom from Gov’t Interference Despite Democratic Socialists Faith In Government, it is The Precursor Of Totalitarianism. IN THIS SECTION WE FEATURE FREEDOM LOVING ENTERPRISES, AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR YOUR INTEREST AND SUPPORT IN OUR EFFORTS TO KEEP […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on January 1, 2020 11:26 pm By Del Meyer in The Worldwide Public Forum

In Depth Discussions with public, civic, national and international leaders, cultural, educational, political and religious commentary to broaden your perspective of our country and the world in which we live.__________ Heard on Salem National Radio (The ANSWER) sites,,,,,,,, Michael Medved, Greatest Country on God’s Green Earth. […]

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12. Allan Gerson, June 19, 1945-Dec 1, 2019, of Creutzfeldt-Jacob Disease Allan Gerson Made Libya Pay for Pan Am 103 Bombing By James R. Hagerty | WSJ

Posted on January 1, 2020 11:09 pm By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Creative lawyer helped win $2.7 billion in damages, in what started out as a quixotic quest After the terrorist bombing of Pan American Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, lawyers for some of the 270 people killed did the obvious: They sued Pan Am for alleged negligence in allowing the bomb to be smuggled […]

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Posted on January 1, 2020 11:07 pm By Del Meyer in This Month in History

On December 2, 2001, the Enron Corporation files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a New York court, sparking one of the largest corporate scandals in U.S. history. An energy-trading company based in Houston, Texas, Enron was formed in 1985 as the merger of two gas companies, Houston Natural Gas and Internorth. Under chairman and […]

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In the November Medical Tuesday Journal

Posted on January 1, 2020 11:04 pm By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Featured Article: There’s no need to dread conflict during dinner Finding common ground with liberals at Thanksgiving By Kay Coles James, President, Heritage Foundation With Thanksgiving approaching, a common complaint I hear is that the mix of political views at holiday gatherings can create some tense moments. However, there’s no need to dread conflict during […]

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