PHIL CAPER M.D.
Phil Caper has been writing this column in The Bangor Daily News since 2011. View columns here.
Here's what's going on in Maine
The problem with long wait times for veterans seeking care...
avert confusion, have access to healthcare when we need it without added costs, and provide peace of mind for all our fellow citizens? The losers are the insurance and pharmaceutical executives who are realizing extortion-level profits from our current healthcare "system" in the United States. Let's be realistic here. Rising costs and increasingly limited access to the healthcare we need is strangling our country. Yet many of us are saying, "I've got my coverage, so why change things?"
It covers everybody, costs less, is more popular and has better results. What is it?