Full text of the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act also known as “Obamacare,” was signed into law on March 23, 2010. The law has 2 parts: 1. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and 2. The Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act. Below is a link to an unofficial consolidated version, and the full text. Below that is the certified Read more about Full text of the Affordable Care Act[…]

Do we make bad healthcare decisions?

The super-confident, doctor-as-god types do not always perform well. One study of radiologists, for example, reveals that those who perform poorly on diagnostic tests are also those most confident in their diagnostic prowess. People are loath to challenge experts. In a 2009 experiment carried out at Emory University, a group of adults was asked to Read more about Do we make bad healthcare decisions?[…]