December 8, 2011
Medicare crisis tackled by SignatureMD for average consumers
American company SignatureMD is among the handful of private enterprises successfully bringing solutions to average families for the health care crisis – without government involvement.
In 30 days Medicare cuts to doctorpayments are scheduled to be slashed by a drastic 27.4%. Already operating on the thinnest of profit margins, most primary-care doctors in private practices – the typical family doctor – are trembling over the prospect of losing up to 50% or more of their income as a result.
Most will bleed red; many will go bankrupt. This AP article from earlier in the week underscored how many doctors are planning exit strategies from their businesses now, whether or not the cuts actually are made. In other words, they’re sick and tired of the whole system and want out sooner rather than later: