Our system for paying medical professionals is broken, and patients foot the bill American healthcare is an enormous tangled knot made over decades, and one strand that must be untied before quality and affordability improve is how America pays its doctors. The problem is right in our face and in our […]

Paper Money Covered in Bacteria, Researchers Find Written by Michael Richardson | Healthy Magazine To all of us who’ve ever held a dollar bill, researchers from the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology of New York University have something to say: gross. Called the Dirty Money Project, these researchers found […]

By Dr. Rachot Vacharothone, Owner of Medallus Medical A Brief History The practice of prepaying for medical care initially involved prepayment directly to doctors and hospitals for whatever limited services they could provide. Then it quickly transformed to prepaying a third-party administrator—a middleman—instead. This allowed members to access larger health systems and […]