The Only Book on
What Managed Care
May Look Like After
the Affordable Care Act.
if you wish to see the Table of Contents.
Health System Reform--(Doctors' Link)
the Supreme Court finally came through with
finding the Affordable Care Act constitutional on June 28,
Yet sadly, among Medicare beneficiaries, the number with diabetes is
expected to rise from 8.2 million to 14.6 million in 2034,
with an accompanying rise in spending on privatized
insurers' premiums from $45 billion to
$171 billion. . . As a result, by 2034,
half of all direct spending in diabetes care is projected to
occur in the Medicare population.
originally proposed "public option,"
would have guaranteed needy patients fully accredited care just like here, at Rye Hospital Center,
where such care
is 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 last 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.
Our Medical Staff
At Rye Hospital:
The suburban setting on a small private
estate in Westchester County provides a quiet, comfortable environment
where — through close interaction with staff and other patients
— patients can be helped, and can help themselves, toward recovery.