Medicare

Medicare continues to haunt the citizens and practitioners it serves. David Walker’s blog provides an example.

David N Walker

You hear a lot of talk from politicians and bureaucrats about how to curtail the cost of Medicare. They’re all good at crying about it, but they rarely come up with good solid solutions to the problem.

Usually, the first thing they want to do is make it more difficult for people to get the medical care they need. My friend Sheri de Grom posted a blog last week that will make your hair stand up about the way Medicare has treated her in her quest to get much-needed treatment. Click here to see her post.

The next thing on their agenda always seems to be making it more and more difficult for doctors to make a living. I don’t know about brain surgeons, but I know my internist struggles to generate enough income to pay his malpractice insurance, his office help—including the extra personnel it takes to cross all…

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About Sheri de Grom

Retired Fed/JAG, 5 yrs. on Capitol Hill. Former book buyer for B and N. Concerned citizen of military drawdown. Currently involved in mental healthcare reform, health care strategist and actively pursuing legislative change wherein dual retirees are exempt from enrolling in Medicare at their own discretion without losing tertiary healthcare benefits. Monitor and comment on Federal Register proposed legislation involving Mental Health, Veterans Affairs, Health and Human Services, Medicare and rural libraries. Licensed OSHA Inspector to include Super Fund sites. Full time caregive to Vietnam era veteran. Conceptualized, investigated possible alternatives, authored, lobbied for, and successfully implemented Title X, Section 1095 (known as the Third Party Collection Program of Federal Insurance).
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11 Responses to Medicare

  1. cindy knoke says:

    So frightening Sheri and so important that you post!

  2. gpcox says:

    Very good, Sheri. I subject we hate – but have to speak about.

  3. this made me shake my fists!

  4. Thanks Sandy – Thanks for reblogging David’s post. I thought he made a lot of solid points that has all of us frustrated and concerned with the system.

  5. Another excellent post about another very scary subject! Hope you feel better soon!

  6. Sheri, so sorry for all the BS you have had to put up with because of the bearucratic red tape. The future of Medicare is in jeapardy and those of us who can’t live without it are watching the changes coming down the pike. Thanks for keeping up informed 🙂

  7. Excellent post Sheri. I reblogged David’s post as well. I think many of us have concerns about Medicare and what may be or already has come down the road with “Obamacare”. . .worrisome!
    May you be blessed!
    SandyO

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