It’s time to correct abuses by health care providers


In abstract

Physicians and medical teams maximize their earnings by limiting time with sufferers and adopting abusive billing practices.

By Tom Epstein, Particular to CalMatters

Tom Epstein was a senior government for a nonprofit well being plan and served as deputy commissioner of the California Division of Insurance coverage.

My mom cherished a pillow on a chair in her den that learn “Screw the Golden Years.” She cited it often to lament the well being challenges of getting old. 

As I’ve grown older and collected the aches and pains of a physique sporting out, I’ve seen the knowledge of her pillow. Now approaching my 70th birthday, my want for medical care has elevated dramatically.