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Why Can’t You Tell Me What It’s Gonna Cost?  Part 1

Why Can’t You Tell Me What It’s Gonna Cost? Part 1

     It seems like a pretty simple question.  I want to come in for an eye exam, and I’d like to know what it’s going to cost.  Unfortunately, the answer is very complex and results from 40 years of trying to “fix” our healthcare system resulting in a mass of unintended consequences.  Someone once…

Why Can’t You Tell Me What It’s Gonna Cost?  Introduction

Why Can’t You Tell Me What It’s Gonna Cost? Introduction

     Once upon a time, back in 1987, I hung out my shingle and opened my very own private ophthalmology practice.  I had just finished my residency at the Indiana University Medical Center, armed with all the knowledge to begin practicing medicine.  My eight years of medical school, internship, and residency prepared me very…