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These days the medical industry is so complex, we find it useful to have a third party intermediary between the patient and doctor.

Sometimes I can clarify in my own mind what’s going on in a situation by simplifying a picture to just its essential elements. I fill in the details and fuzz later.


Administrative costs for Medicare run something like 2 percent.

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