North Carolina physician Brian Forrest runs a very successful cash-only practice. During this short video presentation, he explains how his method saves his patients money, reduces Medicare costs, preserves high quality care, and improves access:
This is truly a win-win for patients and physicians.
Of course, if a significant fraction of American physicians move to this model, we would also need to more urgently eliminate licensing laws that artificially restrict the supply of physicians.
(Via George Berger.)