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Why “Medicare for All” Is a Pipe Dream

By Alieta Eck, MD – http://zhcenter.org/ As I listened to the Town Hall where Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders proclaimed his dream of Medicare for All, I realized that he was speaking in vague generalities […]

Caution: AMA Ponders Calling Health Care a Right

By Alieta Eck, MD – http://zhcenter.org The idea that healthcare is a right might sound kind and compassionate, but in reality it is self-serving to those who would profit from Big Government in medicine—either by […]

Exposing the Tangled Webs of Insurance Networks

By Alieta Eck, M.D. – http://zhcenter.org Nothing could be more confusing than fees charged by hospitals and doctors. There are many reasons why hospitals would like to keep it that way. I remember sitting in […]

Is Your Health Insurance Good For You?

By Alieta Eck, MD – http://zhcenter.org Imagine that you don’t feel well. You have had nausea and vague abdominal pain for a week, and you notice that your belt is getting tighter. You have not […]

ObamaCare Subsidies Rob the Middle Class

By Alieta Eck, MD As the controversy rages between those Republicans who want full repeal and those who want to retain what might be “good” about ObamaCare, we are not asking the right questions. While […]

HHS Secretary Tom Price and the AAPS

By Dr. Alieta Eck: Dr. Tom Price, our new Secretary of Health and Human Services, has been accused of belonging to a “conservative, fringe medical group” that “holds positions that are at wide variance with […]

Care vs. Coverage- a Better Solution

by Alieta Eck, MD “This clinic saved my life.” So said the pleasant 50-something year old woman on the exam table. “I had dangerously high blood pressure and needed medicine. I signed up for ObamaCare […]

Testimony of Alieta Eck, M.D. to Joint Economic Committee

Joint Economic Committee Testimony of Alieta Eck, MD, Physician in private practice in Internal Medicine, Piscataway, NJ, and Co-Founder, Zarephath Health Center, Zarephath, NJ “Rethinking Insurance” April 28, 2004 Good morning. Thank you for this […]