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posted 08/31/2017

Medical pricing is all smoke and mirrors and totally dishonest. In fact, there are no actual prices for medical services. Politicians avoid addressing the nation’s health cost misery by changing the subject to the system of paying medical bills - insurance.

posted 07/24/2017

With no pricing mechanism for health services and no consumer protection, the GOP and Dems jointly fostered the most pernicious case of crony capitalism imaginable.

posted 05/01/2017

In 1964 healthcare was one-third the cost of an average family’s housing and utility bills. Today, healthcare is equal to housing and utility bills.

posted 03/21/2017

Everything we hear about healthcare from the GOP and Dems is a scam. In Shakespeare’s words: “It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”...

posted 10/22/2016

The U.S. healthcare system is produced and fueled by crony capitalism. Activist investor Dave Chase bottom lined the result (Forbes): “The Middle Class is in a 20-year long economic depression that is at least 95 percent due to health care.”

posted 06/21/2016

I am going public to reveal the astonishing truth. There is a simple way to instantly, with ease, end our nation’s health cost misery!...

posted 03/27/2016

The healthcare industry’s dominance of our political process and lack of concern for public well-being, follows the same loathsome strategy employed by the tobacco industry. Healthcare is big business that aims to maximize profits. Healthcare economics, like the selling of tobacco in its heyday.

Steven Weissman's Blog

Medical pricing is all smoke and mirrors and totally dishonest. In fact, there are no actual... more »
posted 08/31/17
With no pricing mechanism for health services and no consumer protection, the GOP and Dems... more »
posted 07/24/17
In 1964 healthcare was one-third the cost of an average family’s housing and utility bills. Today... more »
posted 05/01/17

Steven Weissman's Latest Comments

Posted by w1152 | Thursday, 2017-08-31, 15:56
Here is one idea I proposed: ...
Posted by w1152 | Thursday, 2017-08-31, 15:44
Unfortunately, the laws that apply to all other industries are not applied to healthcare. There...
Posted by w1152 | Monday, 2017-07-24, 19:00
Good catch. What prevents other industries? Here are some examples: When it comes to credit cards...