Droctors Dropping Insurance

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    Talked with three Doctors I know during the day today. All are in the process of dropping all insurances and are moving to a cash only basis. They indicated many others are planning the same move.
     
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    serious or joking?
     
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    well it is from an poster on an internet site so it must be true.
     
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    No problem for me, I can always go to the VA and say frak U to my DR if he does.
     
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    so this has nothing to do with health care reform but what the insurance companies are doing NOW with these doctor friends of yours?

    does this relate?

    http://www.kbtx.com/home/headlines/88884492.html
     
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    That's great news. Now I can get on the golf course on Wednesdays too (or, maybe not. Who will go to them since all of us will be insured. Crap, now they'll be on the course Mon thru Fri., no patients, no need to go to the office/hospital).
     
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    LMAO. Darn I am dead on you for rep points right now. Catch you later.

    In most parts of my state a DR will have no patients if they do not take ins, Medicare, Medicaid, CHIPS.
     
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    Sounds like with the new law, cash only won't be an option, since everyone will have insurance.

    But, I'd do it myself, if I lived in a place where people actually had cash. Insurance companies are a bitch to deal with.
     
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    Me and my doctor already did that. I get a nice 50% discount because I pay cash the day he provides his services.

    Works very nicely for both of us. It's also the way it USED TO BE DONE many many years ago. Before Big Insurance and Big Hosptial became the way of the world.
     

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