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Archive for September, 2012

More GIMeC Ignorance on the Cost-Effectiveness of Preventing Diabetes

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September 30, 2012

The GIMeC (Government Industrial Medical Coalition) ignorance fairy has been busy lately, flying around waving her crooked wand at the unsuspecting public. The claim this time is that efforts to prevent diabetes save money. Two articles making this claim were published at nearly the same time. The first was an article...
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The False Reassurance of Overdiagnosis

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September 23, 2012

A very insightful editorial appeared recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine.The article gave several examples of overdiagnosis in medicine, but I thought the authors did a particularly good job explaining the false hope of CT scanning to detect pulmonary emboli. Emboli occur most often when a blood clot in the...
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My CMS Proposal to Improve the E/M Documentation, Coding, and Billing System for Family Medicine

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September 17, 2012

I’m back from my final CMS Innovation Advisors meeting in Baltimore. I was one of the speakers for this final gathering where I shared my proposals to create a fairer and better payment system for family medicine. A lot of people have asked me what I propose. I provide a general...
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How Do We Grow More Jobs?

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September 2, 2012

Answer: Stop putting so much money into the healthcare industry. Since the recession started, jobs in healthcare have grown while jobs everywhere else have declined. Business revenue that could have gone to higher paying jobs or more jobs have been sucked into the great health insurance black hole. Government obligations to...
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