Showing 2 ideas for tag "office visits"

Department of Health and Human Services

1) Eliminate the need for prescription medicines to treat common

Significant numbers of visits to Doctors’ offices are triggered by the need to obtain prescriptions for routinely needed medicines for common or chronic conditions, which administration are available as a common or self knowledge.
Such legislation will eliminate making unnecessary visits to Doctors (and thus reduce cost of health care), encourage personal responsibilities and availability of self-care, and focus Doctors... more »



Department of Veterans Affairs

Medicare Reform

I would like to propose that Medicare part b should move towards a copay system for outpatient care instead of the deductible. Many seniors or disabled can budget $20 for an office visit, but cannot tolerate the higher out of pocket deductible. This would redistribute the costs to those that use it the most. This would make it easier for providers to get paid the copay portion from the patient and collect medicares... more »