Doctors Going Broke

Just a few years ago this would have seemed impossible.

Doctors in America are harboring an embarrassing secret: Many of them are going broke.

via Small Business: Doctors going broke – Jan. 5, 2012.

The CNN Money article linked above presents a number of reasons US physicians are struggling including reduced and delayed payments from government and third parties. In some cases the payment for certain treatments are less than the actual cost of delivering the treatment. Sometimes the system pits doctor against patient. Most troubling is that some patients are no longer able to receive care.

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