Ronald Grisanti D.C., D.A.B.C.O., D.A.C.B.N., M.S.
If the insurance companies would take the time to study the enormous amount of research on actually fixing folks, I would think they would jump all over it. And I mean actually getting people better instead of pumping them with a truckload of expensive drugs.
As a chiropractor for over 30 years, it never made sense to me that us chiropractors have to fight tooth and nail to get paid for a few chiropractic adjustments while the insurance companies don't blink an eye to paying thousands upon thousands of dollars for, many times, needless back surgeries.
Well you won't believe what I discovered from an article published in the Wall Street Journal.
Yes, I know that may be a hard pill to swallow (sorry for the pun) but you can read about it yourself and see that what I am sharing with you is correct.
For what it is worth this continual income is the essence of their business. There simply is no incentive or motivation to get to the root cause of health problems.
Let me quote directly from the Wall Street Journal, "insurers generally earn a profit by charging a premium on claims they pay", so "they don't necessarily have an incentive to crack down on excess spending".
So the bottom line is, insurance companies make money on handling the claims they pay for, sort of like a sales commission, but at your and my expense.
You deserve better than that.
The only way we will change the face of drug induced medical care is to become super educated on how to fix and solve disease.
Winslow R. Study questions evidence behind heart therapies, Wall Street Journal, Dl, Feb. 25, 2009
Winstein, KJ, A simple health-care fix fizzles out, WSJ, 2/11/10, Al, A18
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