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Author: arrete Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 756373  
Subject: Re: Steyn! Date: 7/10/2013 1:15 PM
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I think that 20 years from now, O-Kare will either be relegated to the dustbin of history, or will be a cruel joke on those it purported to help. Why? Concierge medicine will start at the top of the economic food chain, but will rapidly become an option for middle-class Americans that are willing to throw off the shackles of Government-run health care.
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It's already happening. I need to find a new GP, and many of them are either concierge only or a combo; but you can guess which patients get more attention. I'm seriously thinking of a guy who ask $1500 a year (I think the going rate is $2000). Heck - $1500 is just a bit more than I was paying a month before Medicare. Oh - and the only way he will take Medicare patients is through the concierge part of the practice. It might be a good idea to get in on the pround floor of concierge medicine before all the best doctors are filled up.

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