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Surgery Center of Oklahoma Leads
the Way in Healthcare (Videos)

New American Magazine, by William F. Jasper

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 5/3/2014 11:38:59 AM

The Surgery Center of Oklahoma may be the beacon of hope that millions of Americans have been searching for in the overwhelming darkness and seemingly unsolvable problems of our present healthcare crisis. For 17 years, the surgeons at this private, state-of-the-art facility have been performing surgeries for one-half, one-fourth, or even as little as one-tenth of the cost of the prices patients are paying for the same surgeries at hospitals across town, and across the country from the Surgery Center. They provide top-notch healthcare at a fraction of the cost elsewhere, with high patient satisfaction and virtually zero infection rate.

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I had read about this before and it looks like it´s gaining success. Finally we have some positive news in the world of medicine and the wonderful benefits of capitalism. How long before somehow the government try to interfere? You know the Democrats are extremely creative in ways to destroy any good ideas that are positive and beneficial to this country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms, 5/3/2014 12:38:27 PM     (No. 9835098)

I didn´t know this existed. Certainly worth taking a few minutes to read and watch the attached video interviews. This approach will revolutionize the cost of major medical care.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MDConservative, 5/3/2014 1:31:45 PM     (No. 9835165)

Medicine is no less a scam than anything else, as this points out. Few pay directly for services, and now, with Obamacare, no one will.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MeiDei, 5/3/2014 1:59:09 PM     (No. 9835198)

When 0care first was touted the govt. said that the insurance companies must spend .85 cents of every $ received for claims. Under this same Cost Benefit - I wonder the govt´s. cost using the same %´s. 40,000 new IRS agents to monitor & collect, a few dozen new bureaucracies & staff, overhead costs for each, etc. IIRC the government stopped collecting the poll tax since it cost more to collect than the collection. Same with resident aliens filing yearly residence forms at the Post Office. Are there any smart economists in government service these days or are we overladen with lawyers?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 5/3/2014 2:45:04 PM     (No. 9835240)

We truly need a grassroots campaign of every American citizen in this country with the common theme of "Government, get the hell out of my life!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: saguni, 5/3/2014 3:59:59 PM     (No. 9835289)

My granddaughter was born with a cleft, and had her first surgery as an infant. Then the family moved to another country, their health insurance covers local care, and Australia and a few other nearby countries, but specifically excludes health care in the United States because of the expense.

Last summer they came for vacation, and took their daughter for a checkup at the University connected local hospital. Their doctor said, "If you are paying cash, attempt to bargain with the hospital, start the negotiations at 10% of their asking price, and you will probably pay a fourth or a third, but less than half of what they ask."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 5/3/2014 7:09:04 PM     (No. 9835382)

The people who elect to buy their healthcare at market value, rather than get it “free” are wise in the American tradition of free markets and consensual sound transactional business.

It’s worth noting that when the Canadian “free” healthcare system was introduced, such private healthcare transactions were outlawed. This was done on the grounds that it was unfair that the wealthy should not be able to better healthcare than that available under the government plan to the middle class and poor, thus creating a two tier system of healthcare.

Expect the Feds to quickly move to do the same here.


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