Wasted Medicine [Share]

ProPublica has a series called Wasted Medicine that investigates how the healthcare industry is being wasteful and overcharging people. WASTED MEDICINE Billions of dollars are routinely wasted every day by health care providers in the United States — and it’s driving up the cost of care for all of us.  

A new report on opioid use among privately insured Americans has found that diagnoses of opioid addiction increased almost fivefold between 2010 and 2015, ticking up dramatically in 2014. During the same period, the delivery of medication-assisted addiction treatment — the method most likely to result in successful abstinence — grew by just 65%. Source:... Continue Reading →

Under the Rule of the Czar: Week 7

This week in As the Trump Spins, former President Barack Obama guest stars.  You see, Barack Obama is a bad hombre who did many horrible things as the ruler of this country.  Mr. Trump spent the week accusing our villain, the Muslim socialist, of acting like Richard Nixon and Joe McCarthy. In one of his trademarked... Continue Reading →

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