Fleeced By Physicians
Generating higher medical costs
Public? Private? health insurance
Does it really matter?
Both have helped physicians' incomes
grow obscenely fatter.
The party making payments
should'nt be of more concern
Than avaricious doctors
dissatisfied with what they earn.
They'll buy an ultrasound machine
so they can do the scans
And keep insurance payments out of
someone else's hands.
Does this result in fewer scans,
or more likely lots more of 'em?
Insurance checks for ev'ry scan?
No wonder doctors love 'em.
You've seen their infomercials
on your local PBS.
Their profit on those videos
is anybody's guess,
Except for Suze Orman
who is also cashing in
And knows how highly leveraged
those doctors must have been.
So rest assured the fees they charge
will have to escalate.
You'll need an office visit just
to learn that you'll be great.
Insurance pays them for
each office visit that you make,
Not for a friendly phone call
and the minutes that can take.
If you're convalescing nicely
and what you need is more bed rest,
But Doctor Bucks prescribes more pills,
and yet another test,
Report him to the SEC
and not his AMA
Who'll claim all doctors have the right
to pillage and make hay.
To 'Devious Doctors'
To 'Doctors and the Cost of Care'
To 'Avaricious Drugmakers'