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Again, when and if the government or other regulatory body dictates appropriate or available medical procedures for patients rather than the treating physician, will the lawyers be there to police and punish?
I know of no instance where a medical board does not discipline malpractice. Rather, there are countless physicians who hire themselves out as experts and testify against other physicians.
I dispute drlorentz's suggestion that physicians' income is the leading cause of the health care bubble, and while I don't have the exact numbers to hand, I'd wager a six pack of his favorite beverage, that our incomes are in fact a miniscule part compared to the cost of technology and our bureaucratic handlers. The nightmare into which healthcare has descended is multifactorial but is largely driven by conditions imposed on physicians, rather than created by them.
The hideous joke that is the VA system should be a stern warning to all who want this to move healthcare down that road.
Fabulous compared to what? Physicians do not make in their lifetimes, what a movie actor or major sports player makes in one year. Further, physicians incomes are contracting at a pretty good clip. I also do not advise people to go into medicine unless they are masochists.
To which podcast are you reffering? I was unaware that there was a music podcast on Ricochet.
Rather than focus solely on redistribution of wealth as integral to social justice, why does no one propse the redistribution of labor as the best means to that end.
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