Scamming Medicare: It’s the providers and insurers, not the patients!
I have often written about universal health care and favored a single-payer system, or, in its current incarnation, Medicare for All. I still do and will have some more to say about it in a bit, but wanted to begin by providing some recent examples of the outrageous abuses of our non-system of health care. More important, abuses of the people who are supposed to be receiving health care. Actually, it is not so much that these are examples of new practices, but rather that there have been important recent articles exposing them.
“The fastest, most direct path to Medicare for All has always gone through the governor,” said one single-payer campaigner.
byBrett Wilkins, staff writer
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She also found a letter from Anthem Blue Cross saying it was sorry that Williamson’s mom is no longer a Medicare Advantage customer. The Anthem coverage was connected to Williamson’s mom being employed in the past by the Los Angeles Unified School District.
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