One doctor that has taken that stand is Dr. Michel Accad. A frequent Mises Daily contributor, Dr. Accad joined Jeff Deist this week on Mises Weekends to discuss his experiences as a practicing cardiologist in the Age of Obamacare. If you feel like just a number at the doctor’s office, you’re right: the entire visit culminates in a particular code being entered into the insurer’s database. That code determines how much your doctor gets paid, and it’s all part of a system of bureaucratic overhead and perverse incentives.
If you’re interested in learning about the true state of medicine in a post-Obamacare world, this interview is a must listen.