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Campbell: New primary care approach

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We’ve talked for decades about healthcare reform but the only significant attempt to change the skyrocketing costs of health insurance, escalating pharmaceutical costs and deepening dissatisfaction has been Obamacare. Even its ardent supporters agree The Affordable Care Act is flawed and has not yielded the hoped-for benefits.

Patients are fed up with the impersonal treatment and mind-numbing paperwork at doctors’ offices. Insurance premiums and deductibles are rising faster than the cost of living.

Patients question why our pharmaceutical prices are so outrageous while other countries costs are lower and wonder why millions are spent on television ads promoting drugs. Medicaid and Medicare ranks swell every month, increasing the role of government in healthcare decisions.

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