Doctors Going Broke. So What?

Tom Emerick

Posted 1/11/12 on Cracking Health Costs

According to a nearly breathless article in CCN, some doctors in the U.S. are going broke.  Read it here.  I feel sorry for anyone who goes broke, but why all the gnashing of teeth when it happens to a health provider?

According to the author, some doctors have unsustainable debt and are facing reimbursement reductions by insurers.  A good question is whose fault is unsustainable debt?  After all, many of our institutions have become bloated and can’t adapt to the economic downturn.

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