Insurance = Prevention

Another great rant by Dr. Wes…strong work.

So fantastic is insurance at heart attack prevention that the researchers of this important trial never even had to consult a single health record to verify their claims. Not one. From the studies “limitations” section:

“Our study relied on self-reported health measures rather than data from medical records. Although our measure of adverse cardiovascular outcomes summarized related items selected for their face validity, this scale has not been formally evaluated as a measure of cardiovascular disease severity.”

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