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Direct Contracting – Part 2: Clear Your Mind of the Lies That Bind (Your Thinking) – Podcast

This podcast is the second in a series on direct contracting by physicians and medical groups. See Direct Contracting By Physicians and Medical Groups for the first post in the series.

Before we get too deep into the subject, let’s ask an epistemological question: If you saw one dead raccoon, does that mean that all raccoons are dead?

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Mark F. Weiss

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Direct Contracting by Physicians and Medical Groups – Podcast

Ebay and Craigslist have disintermediated the classified section in the newspaper, which used to be the largest moneymaker in that business. The newspaper as middleman has been put to bed for the last time.

But in healthcare, middlemen abound. Hospital systems are middlemen for their controlled/employed physicians. Insurance companies, and even more so on steroids, IPAs and risk bearing medical groups are the middlemen between, largely, employers and their employees’ medical care.

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Mark F. Weiss

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