Saturday, December 7, 2013

Gulf Coast Health Care Perspectives

Gulf Coast Health Care Perspectives
An introduction to a health care philosophy

By John L. Stump, DC, PhD, EdD

The pace of change affecting the health care industry has accelerated dramatically over the past year. With the advent of Obamacare (officially called the Affordable Care Act) it’s going to change many peoples health care philosophy, some better, some worse. Some are going to end up winning and some losing. Right now, it’s hard to predict the future. However, I can remember when my grandmother told me that we have to learn to take care of our own health. At the time, I was too young to realize the true impact of what she had said.

When I look back in history, it wasn’t that long ago that health insurance didn’t exist, everyone was responsible for his or her own health care. That time may be returning in a different fashion. With that in mind, let’s take a look at where that leaves us.