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  • Anon: Square doesn't have to store medical information in order to bump into HIPAA. They are notoriously deliberately ignoran...
  • Steven Davidson: Yes, Andy, it's what the auditors want if they're going to approve paying the physician. It has nothing to do with the p...
  • Mildly Cynical: On one hand, I sincerely congratulate and encourage Dr. Gettleman's effort. Direct primary care makes so much sense and...
  • Kmhmd: Right on but not far enough in your assertions. The argument can be made that--and I suspect supported if someone wante...
  • The Alchemist: Dead on Andy! There is nothing more encouraging than the pathophysiologic implications in medicine. And just to help t...