It’s a waste of my time to even TRY to use a cellular product on a patient with Medicare Advantage.
CMS doesn’t care enough about patient reported outcomes like Quality of Life to incentivize collecting it as a quality measure, and manufacturers don’t care enough to fund the additional analysis that is needed.
Saying “we heal everyone” is a terrible idea.
While it doesn’t seem that end-of-life counseling ought to be the job of the “wound doctor,” the fact is that we may see patients more frequently than their primary care doctor, and we likely spend more time with patients at each visit.
Writing comment letters on draft policy is a giant game of Whack-a-Mole, and every year we get farther behind.
Mosquito-borne diseases are frequently misdiagnosed, seriously under-reported and are definitely not rare.
To anyone who thinks a completely socialized medical system is the answer, well, “Yer aff yer heid!”