Wednesday, May 29, 2013

How do doctors get paid?

How do doctors get paid?

How do doctors get paid?

Imagine going to your favorite restaurant.  You are greeted at the door by the hostess, who seats you and takes your drink order.  You order through your favorite waiter, Andrew, who recommends the special of the day: prime rib with a dinner salad and a chocolate torte for dessert. Soon after, the food is brought out and it is delicious!  You have time to enjoy your food.  You then receive the bill and pay for your meal, returning to your home satisfied, all your dining needs met.  Let’s say, for simplicity's sake, you paid $75 for this meal: $50 for the steak, $10 for the salad and $15 for the dessert. 


A change then occurs in the restaurant industry.  A new form of eating out has been adopted.  Your favorite restaurant has now contracted with over 30 different ”restaurant insurance companies.”  .....

Comments: This is an article by Megan Lewis, M.D.. She tells this story that under normal circumstances might make you laugh. But because this is how doctors get paid and how patients are treated....well, crying is a better response. Just way until "O"care kicks in! Read the full story....you have too do this....by clicking on the title above. DM

1 comment:

  1. Hi Mr. Maino,
    I am training to be a Vision Therapist under my mother here in Virginia. We were browsing Youtube to see what material was out here when we came across your tutorial for the lifesaver cards. We're very impressed with the quality of the video and I'm looking forward to checking out what other work you have done online.
    Keep up the great Work.

    Mark

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