Q: Aren't you just shifting costs to the poor?
"Aren't you just making poor people pay more? And what about those folks who can't pay? How are you going to make them pay?" This was a question posed by a friend and nurse practitioner who I deeply respect. My answer is that you have to look at the plan in context. First, only people in Adult P.S.Y.C.H. would be paying, and that's only after the other components are in place (Pediatric P.S.Y.C.H., Bridging P.S.Y.C.H., and Geriatric P.S.Y.C.H). Therefore, if you have a poor p
Becoming Proactive Takes Time, Energy, and Money
All three of these commodities feel very scarce in our rat race society. As a result, we devote most of our attention – and subsequently time, energy, and money – reacting to things that happen rather than proactively addressing issues before they become issues. Thus, when I read articles and see the "successes" of the ACA providing Medicaid insurance to those who were previously uninsured, I cringe just a bit. Yes, I am very happy people are now getting care for their health