We mentioned a while back that Michigan took precautionary measures in light of Obamacare. You can read “The Return of Direct Primary Care” on Sen. Patrick Colbeck’s personal website. He outlines the state’s legislation, SB 459 and 460, which underscore the key values of direct care. Colbeck also explains why his state is not blindly adopting the Medicaid Expansion component of Obamacare.
He’s landed some powerful punches with his rhetoric. If any of them ring true with you, tweet them to your followers. If there’s one thing we know about politics, the squeaky wheel gets the oil — and if there’s no oil, that’s because the government shut down.
Jokes aside, we’re staunch supporters of Colbeck’s vision of prioritizing direct primary care, reducing insurance dependency, and re-establishing the patient-doctor relationship.
“[Insurance] coverage does not equate to quality care.” – @pjcolbeck [CLICK TO TWEET]
“Anytime a budget increases by over $1.5B, it is difficult to make the claim that we are ‘saving money’.” – @pjcolbeck [CLICK TO TWEET]