Patients
Direct Payment / Cash Friendly Practices
Direct Payment / Cash Friendly Practices
More and more patients are looking to work directly with their physicians without the government or insurance company in the exam room. To see a list of physicians with direct payment / cash friendly practices please visit: https://aaps.wufoo.com/reports/m5p6z0/. As this list grows we will work to make it more user friendly. It is sorted by state by default but can be sorted by any other column by clicking on the column heading. Are you a physician? Add your practice to the list: https://aaps.wufoo.com/forms/z7p0q5/
Surgery Centers with Cash-Friendly Pricing
Surgery Centers with Cash-Friendly Pricing
Resources for Patients Looking for Transparent Surgery Pricing. Tell us about other facilities or resources that should be added to this page: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Surgery Center of Oklahoma - http://www.SurgeryCenterOK.com THE pioneer in cash pricing for surgery No Insurance Surgery - http://www.noinsurancesurgery.com/ Las Vegas, NV Self-Pay Patient's List of Surgery Centers and Hospitals - http://selfpaypatient.com/selfpayhealthcaremarket/ Scroll down to "Hospitals/Surgery Centers" Free Market Medical Association - http://marketmedicine.org/free-market-map/ Map of free market medical facilities and physicians
Restoring Free Markets to Medicine
Restoring Free Markets to Medicine
AAPS physicians are kicking big government and government-controlled insurance companies out of their offices and are leading the Way Back to FREEDOM in Medicine. The result? Both Doctors and Patients are happier! Be sure to scroll down past the videos to see a list of more resources helpful to physicians looking to reduce or eliminate third-party interference in their practice.   Learn from these doctors taking back their profession:   Full Video from 1/9/2015 Thrive, Not Just Survive XXI, New Orleans   Full Video from 5/8/2014 Thrive, Not Just Survive XX, Minneapolis   Family Physician Michael Ciampi, MD transitions to... read more
How Much Should You Pay for Medical Care?
The biggest reason for the medical spending spiral is the lack of straightforward information on prices and actual costs. As Ralph Weber of MediBid explains; “This is because the “product” changed from “medical care” to “healthcare coverage” after 1965, and third-party payment with “assignment” of benefits (paying providers, not subscribers) disguises and increase costs.” Those feeding on the cash cow of third-party payment have a vested interest in keeping prices as high as possible—and true payment rates and costs a secret. One consequence is that “we charge our best customers the worst price,” states Jeff Rice of Healthcare Blue Book.... read more
What is Hidden in ObamaCare?
Dr. Orient's annotated copy of the PPACA, aka "ObamaCare"
What is Hidden in ObamaCare?
What is hidden in ObamaCare? Even Nancy Pelosi admitted to the unknown consequences of the bill when she said, ”we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” To help us (and Nancy) find out what is in ObamaCare, AAPS Executive Director, Jane Orient, M.D. read the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and summarizes her findings in an article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Download the article: www.jpands.org/vol15no3/orient.pdf. Dr. Orient, made an appearance at the National Doctors Tea Party on August 7th. Watch the below video clip of her... read more
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