Clearly, FFS is history–been there; done that! Fixing health care 101
Who's not anxious to excel at cost-cutting, care coordination and quality, lest they be left out?
Getting sued for malpractice is aggravating but no surprise in these United States.
Can you imagine a child getting sick or harmed from your refusal to protect them? How about the observation that routine childhood immunizations may reduce the risk of leukemia? 
Three poignant cases where over-supply (of docs) leads to over-testing or over-treating
It's often difficult to maintain a good appetitie and nutritional status when fighting cancer. Here are some tips from cancer experts and dietitians that may help: Fresh ginger (not ginger flavoring), taken about 1/2 hour before eating can lessen or even eliminate nausea, but common in many sodas. Eat more protein and less fat and/or fiber; eat smaller meals more frequently throughout the day--maybe 5-6 Drink more between meals than during them
To restrain greedy private insurers.... A predictable result of the absence of a Public Option is the veritable shell game we are about to see perpetrated by private insurers. Do you blame them? After all, their 'medical business' (as opposed to the 'business of medicine'--health care) is threatened by reform
The "areas in which the proper reform measures could generate savings that could pay for universal coverage" include, but are not limited to unecessary and presumably unhelpful care, fraud and from the perspective of the physician, extraneous administrative expenses. Unnecessary care is believed to be responsible for as much as 30% of health care spending,2 or up to $830 billion this year alone.
A Painless Way To Hold Down Health Costs?
The confluence of a exacerbated health care crisis and a Presidential reelection created opportunity for change, but Robert H. Brook, MD, ScD of the Rand Corporation, a non-profit think tank, warns that simultaneously improving health care coverage, the affordability of health care and its quality will be difficult.