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A Voice for Private Physicians Since 1943

The Self-Pay Patient

Visit http://theselfpaypatient.com. Sean Parnell created The Self-Pay Patient to be a resource for the tens of millions of Americans who are either uninsured, have high-deductible health insurance, or just want to escape from bureaucratic medicine […]

What Does “Free Market” Mean in Orwellian Newspeak?

By: G. Keith Smith, M.D., http://www.aapsonline.org/ We are accustomed to Newspeak from the federal government, in which words have the opposite of their traditional meaning. For example, there’s what I call UCA, the (Un)affordable Care […]

ObamaCare and Global Warming

By G. Keith Smith, M.D.: We’re having a heat wave, and one of my sons facetiously suggested that we turn the air conditioner down to the lowest temperature and open the windows to cool it […]

How Much Should You Pay for Medical Care?

The biggest reason for the medical spending spiral is the lack of straightforward information on prices and actual costs. As Ralph Weber of MediBid explains; “This is because the “product” changed from “medical care” to […]