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Good intentions

Here is an interesting article showing how the passion and practice of medicine becomes industrialized. Like an actual industrial process, producing a product which can then be billed to the patient and/or their insurer.

You can see that from almost the very beginning the human patient gets converted in to a number to follow until the end, when collection happens. Pretty fascinating. The surgeons have to fit their work in to this system also.

“Medical billing and coding translate a patient encounter into the languages healthcare facilities use for claims submission and reimbursement.”

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