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A 38-year-old member asked:

How could our healthcare be this bad?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Long list: We have mixed incentives and mixed punishments. Money is a major driver and allows insurance companies and pharm companies to control much of healthcare. We have a herd of malpractice attorneys driving up costs. Rewards are skewed and are always for good care but for efficiency meaning generating the most cash for the least time. We also have a mixed population with many delaying care.

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