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Cash-Only Healthcare: Is There a Concierge in the House?

Not too long ago, a cash-only doctor sounded like a scam – think of the faux plastic surgeons caught using rubber cement and Fix-a-Flat for implants. You might have imagined unlicensed “doctors” performing procedures with kitchen utensils or toolbox implements in back rooms, like a real-life game of Operation. But …

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Health Insurance: A Billion-Dollar Middleman

With healthcare reform making the news almost every single day, the topic has politicians of all parties riled up, insurance companies crying panic, and the rest of us – well, mostly just confused. Are we supposed to dread the premiums that, the insurance companies tell us, will surely but inexplicably …