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Democratic Underground: What is your opinion on “concierge medicine?”

JUNE 3, 2013 – This is when a doctor requires a “retainer” fee upfront each year in addition to any insurance. In return the doctor claims to take less patients and give more personalized care. Of course the downside is many people can’t afford the fee. So while the rich can pay for their own doctors (good doctors) the same way they hire their own lawyers (good lawyers), the poor will have to wait in long lines.



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