Category Archives: CMS

The Medical Advocate

Now available on Amazon. The Medical Advocate is an important book on the American healthcare system.

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The best hospitals in the country are losing money. Why?

August 12, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD In the course of working on a medical book for the patient population, I just discovered this 2017 Forbes article that explains

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Newsmax discussion of The Medical Advocate

October 14, 2019- This is my appearance today on Newsmax.

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Images from the Trump Medicare rally

October 3, 2019

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Major disruption coming to hospitals in 2020

August 2, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD President Trump recently signed

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CMMI Director leaves after Healthcare Channel investigates

September 29, 2013-By Steven E. Greer, MD In June of 2012, The Healthcare Channel published an influential Op-Ed in the WSJ exposing

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President-elect Trump adopts plan by The Healthcare Channel to bring back drug manufacturing jobs

September 4, 2010- by Steven Greer, MD The Commissioner of the FDA, Margaret Hamburg, could become the single biggest job creator

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Apple, Google, and Amazon need to make their own hospitals

Update February 27, 2018- Well, they used my idea from two-years ago. Amazon, Warren Buffet,

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Don Berwick, MD: Waste in the American Healthcare System

Dr. Berwick, former Director of CMS and former President and CEO of IHI, discusses the percentage

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The secret agenda of Neocons: Supporting the corrupt status quo in healthcare

January 29, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD Kamala Harris announced her run for president. She gave a town hall talk laying out her platform.

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Don Berwick, MD: State health insurance exchanges

April 4, 2012

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Don Berwick, MD: Changing from fee-for-service to bundled payments in Medicare and Medicaid

April 4, 2012

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Don Berwick, MD: National Coverage Decisions

December 1, 2013- National Coverage Decisions (NCDs) are used by CMS to set guidelines as to

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Don Berwick, MD: The Institute for Healthcare Improvement

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Industry conflicts arise at PCORI threatening any real comparative effectiveness research

February 7, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The Patient Centered Outcome Research Institute (PCORI) was created by the PPACA “ObamaCare” law in 2010.

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Have state health commissioners dropped the ball?

With Obamacare exchange premiums increasing 7.5% year-over-year, this 2013 video is still relevant….

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Essay: The Sad State of Affairs for American Medicine Primary Care

December 26, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I am so saddened by the state of our profession. I have been in different industries and unaware

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I was in the delivery room when Obamacare was born

Update September 21, 2014- Obamacare is causing more people to go to the hospital, which

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Essay: The Silos of American Healthcare Stifle Communication Between Providers

December 19, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD I have a clinical practice that treats chronic conditions, among other things. I recently ran across a

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The Deans of Johns Hopkins and Miami discuss ACO’s

February 28, 2011- By Steven E Greer, MD Dean Miller of Johns Hopkins and Dean Goldschmidt of Miami discuss accountable care organizations,

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