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Demand Your Pap Smear!

I just learned today that my insurance covers me for an annual Pap Smear. If it wasn’t for Obama Care I wouldn’t have known.

Apparently I was covered last year too. 183 more words

Universal Immortality

Once upon a time, a scientist invented a medical procedure that could keep people alive indefinitely. He offered his services to the wealthy since the procedure was extremely expensive due to the high degree of medical skill required and the special regimen of nutrients and drugs that needed to be consumed indefinately. 593 more words

Government

The Triple Goal

The single payer movement in the U.S. is built around the concept of an “improved Medicare for all”. The “improved” part of that message recognizes that our present Medicare system needs some revisions to make it a valid vehicle to provide universal health care. 208 more words

Blogs

Universal Health Care vs Obamacare: What's The Difference?

While universal health care has been a long stated goal of the Obama administration, what’s the difference between it and Obamacare?

Quite a lot, as it turns out—the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Medical Tourists

Universal Health Care vs Obamacare: What's The Difference?

While universal health care has been a long stated goal of the Obama administration, what’s the difference between it and Obamacare?

Quite a lot, as it turns out—the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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Medical Tourists

You Don't Know What You've Got Till It Could Be Gone

As a kid, my mom always taught me that I was extremely lucky to have the advantages I had and to be grateful for them. I don’t know if she ever mentioned the word privilege, but she certainly communicated the concept. 827 more words

Family

This Retired Doctor Has No Fun As A Retired Patient

Seven months ago I was still a medical provider.  I occasionally also became a medical consumer, but I still had some perks that eased the overall pain and frustration of participating in that demographic.   748 more words

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