The Law of Supply and Demand lacks the physical power of the Law of Gravity, but it has a similar effect. The only difference is that under Obamacare, they may have talked him into donating $1,700 to some insurance company. They include many interventions of public health interest, such as food safety surveillance, distribution of condoms and needle-exchange programmes for the prevention of transmissible diseases.
ONC’s role in the health IT industry made sense eight years ago when IT adoption in healthcare lagged considerably behind all other sectors, but today the certification program impedes a functioning market and must be reformed. Health care is the analysis, treatment, and prevention of illness, injury disease and other physical and mental impairments in humans.
This is also a good place to experiment with subscription based comprehensive care, a.k.a. direct primary care (DPC), which introduces a small element of free-market competition into the health care delivery system. The question we must ask ourselves is How do we want the people of our country to be represented?” The rest of the world has a health care system that helps everyone with or without health insurance.
Unless Governor Corbett acts quickly, by March 1st of this year, 42,000 Pennsylvania residents will loose their health insurance and join the already one million-plus in the state without coverage. The government only plays the part of taking the money in and paying it out – this is much less of a role than health insurance companies currently have.
This will help in ensuring community commitment and serve the health needs of the community. We citizens of America pay 8% of our income for the basic health care we and our family’s need, to cap out at $6k per year. We claim stock for R&D of Rx and bring the prices of medications to the price US labs sell them abroad, (a 7th), and include them as a vital part of any health plan.