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Documentary Rails at “Stupid” Health Care System

The result is a bloated health care system which rewards specialists who perform multiple procedures instead those who provide good preventive care.
"Few punches are pulled in California Newsreels' documentary adaptation of Maggie Mahar's 2006 investigative book Money Driven Medicine. This physician-centered film exposes the infrequently examined ways in which a privately controlled health care system impinges on the relationship between doctor and patient. As Dr. Andrey Espinoza argues in the film, there are many entities in the examination room besides the patient and the doctor - private insurers and employers often shape the type and amount of care that is delivered."

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