Many times there are less expensive healthcare resources as well as patient assistance monies available to reduce the cost for medical care. Your doctor will merely pick a resource reimbursable by your insurance provider. If your insurance doesn't cover this service, it's up to you to find a reasonably-priced resource minimizing your out-of-pocket costs.
Is your doctor prescribing drugs not backed-up by diagnostic tests?
According to the Institute of Medicine, two patient safety studies found that between 44,000 and 98,000 patients are misdiagnosed every year.
“For too long patients have experienced illness because our healthcare system hasn't taken a proactive role in promoting healthy eating, active living and emotional resilience”, according to the Kaiser Permanente Journal. According to their report several large studies have proven that diet and exercise improve long-term survival and approach total health while the disease management of the medical system does not.
According to The Urban Institute one out of every five people now havehealthcare debt. According to the 2016 Congressional Budget office, medical debt has increased recently because of the anticipated cuts to Medicare reimbursement.
As a result 60% of the hospitals are reported to be unprofitable now.