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Highly Recommended: Take the Quiz: Where Do You Stand on Healthcare Issues?

Highly Recommended: Take the Quiz: Where Do You Stand on Healthcare Issues?

By: Ryan Kelly

It’s no secret that doctors are viewed as experts.

They are said to provide ‘consultation.’ They hand out notes that free people from work and other responsibilities. If 4 out of 5 of them recommend something, few will disagree. Due to their esteemed position, doctors will always be seen as authority figures whom the public can trust.

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Pre-Med News Roundup November 11, 2014

Pre-Med News Roundup November 11, 2014

Should Terminally Ill Patients Have a Right to Die? The case of a 29 year old who chose to end her life with her doctors' assitance stood out because of the young age of the woman who was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor. The controversy is a religious, political, and ethical one.  

Unable to Meet the Deductible or the Doctor  The high deductibles on many of the ACA health care plans mean that many patients aren't using their insurance and getting the care they need.

Shortage of Medicaid Doctors? Not If You Ask Patients  Medicaid reimburses doctors at a lower rate than most private plans, so there has been a long concern that doctors will not accept it.  A new study shows that Medicaid patients don't have a hard time finding primary care, though.