Friday, November 19, 2010

Update On The Dollars For Docs Scandal

Might you wonder one reason why health care costs are so high?  Because health care companies are spending billions of dollars to buy favor with politicians, doctors, athletes and anyone else who can help them overmedicate society and even subvert or buy the rule of law.

……drug companies often pay doctors to consult and give speeches about their products to other doctors. Since 2009, as we’ve noted, seven major pharmaceutical companies have paid $282 million in such payments to health professionals.

But doctors aren’t the only ones who got paid to speak at company events, according to the Washington Times……

posted by TimingLogic at 5:24 PM

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