"Know Your Colors-Know Your Health"
Medicare-for-All is becoming the most derisive factor in the next U.S. election cycle.
My Med Tutor located within the Know Your Colors website contains a video blog that describes how Medicare pays for all healthcare services. The Medicare algorithm, formally known as RBRVS, stands for Resource-Based Relative Value Scale.
used for over a decade, very few physicians understand it, and even fewer
people who currently are ill, or soon will become patients grasp it. The
algorithm is complex and contains many sub-components that significantly alter
payment for medical services across the U.S.
is citizens must decide whether the algorithm is simply a price control mechanism,
or a pathway to better public health at lower cost.
interest are the many built-in add-ons that dramatically change payment, and
which control covered services.
complexity, the algorithm is clearly illustrated in graphic displays
highlighting both the pros and cons of its impact on healthcare. Your ten-minute
time investment in viewing this video is worthwhile.
Medicare-for-All is currently a hot-button topic that motivates many members of
congress on both sides of the political divide. It’s vital that more citizens
understand the workings, impact and influence of this algorithm on their
In order to
intelligently discuss and vote on implementation of Medicare-for-All the
immediate and future consequences of that decision should be based on knowledge
of the algorithm’s workings and impact on future public health and U.S.
So, please head over to My Med Tutor for the Part #1 episode on Medicare-for-All – Now or Never.
will this video in clear language and graphics improve your subject knowledge,
but a reference list of noteworthy books will provide for your greater in depth