Alieta Eck, MD

Caution: AMA Ponders Calling Health Care a Right

The idea that healthcare is a right might sound kind and compassionate, but in reality it is self-serving to those who would profit from Big Government in medicine—either by winning elections or reaping the financial benefits of the massive programs it demands. The American Medical Association (AMA) considered Resolution 007, to decide whether health care […]

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Exposing the Tangled Webs of Insurance Networks

Nothing could be more confusing than fees charged by hospitals and doctors. There are many reasons why hospitals would like to keep it that way. I remember sitting in a hospital staff meeting and hearing about negotiations to merge two hospitals that were about a mile apart. The argument was that bigger is better, and […]