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Welcome to the world of managed care and HMOs

Posted by Dayna on 3/29/99 at 00:00 (005817)

It happens more than you would think it could, we don't have any obvious problem, just sore feet, and there are many doctors who say 'there's nothing to be done, you'll just have to learn to live with chronic pain' (quote from my latest 'gatekeeper' doctor). And ... let's not forget that referrals cost money and means the doctor has to admit that they can't fix it but someone else can.