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How tax-exemption for employer-sponsored health insurance is destroying the US health care system

In the United States, employees do not have to pay payroll or income taxes on employee-sponsored health insurance benefits, a policy that is destroying that is destroying the US health care system because: It abandons the people who need health insurance most: if you become too sick to work, you will lose your employer-provided health insurance too! “Citizens… Read More »

Shared Decision Making – A Once-Sacred Cow that Should be Put Out to Pasture

The physician-patient relationship is not a partnership wherein which the parties should strive to reach an outcome that best suits the interests of the partners. Rather, the physician-patient relationship represents an ethically and legally recognized fiduciary relationship wherein one party (the physician) is charged with looking after the health care interests of the other (the patient). In the… Read More »