The Only Book on
What Managed Care
May Look Like After
the Affordable Care Act Becomes Fully Effective.
the Supreme Court finally came through on June 28, 2012
finding the Affordable Care Act constitutional. Click here
if you wish to see the Table of Contents.
originally proposed "public option,"
would have guaranteed needy patients fully accredited care just like here, at Rye Hospital Center,
where such care
was already almost 100 percent federal- and
state-funded by Medicare and Medicaid. But because the American middle class is
still denied proper healthcare by
"managed care" (see below),
"Medicare Advantage" (to the big insurance
companies) was turned over to the private
insurance industry by the Bush II administration, what is needed
now is for the Affordable Care Act to stop the insurers from fixing prices and excluding the middle
class from proper treatment by the use of "managed care."
The discredited managed-care private insurance industry has become a "market failure,"
creating another insurance cartel like in the 1940s.
At Rye Hospital:
The suburban setting on a small private
estate in Westchester County provided a quiet, comfortable
environment where — through close interaction with staff and
other patients — patients were able to be helped, and helped themselves, toward recovery.