Taking Charge of Your Own Health Care – a Conversation with Dr. Kevin Wacasey – Episode 37

Feb 26, 2019

Mark and Dr. Gladden open the show discussing some of Mark’s
health and fitness progress, and they touch on how to safely obtain
and use peptides.

Next, they invite Dr. Kevin Wacasey onto the show. After a
background in emergency room care, Dr. Wacasey opened a direct
patient care (also called direct primary care) practice in 2013. He
started this in reaction to seeing his patients paying massive
amounts for basic care, because of their insurance. They discuss a
number of issues related to our “sick care system” that exists in
the U.S., calling for an end to the managed care model. They talk
about the independent healthcare mindset and how patients need to
be educated about what they’re actually paying for. As insurance
dictates what tests or procedures you can or cannot get, you may be
denied the care you really want. 

Our current insurance system is profit-driven, not
outcome-driven or patient focused. To be at our best health and
performance, we must take control of our own health care.

Special Guest:

Dr. Kevin Wacasey

Kevin Wacasey studied at the University of Texas at Arlington
and fulfilled his residency in Emergency Medicine at Orlando
Regional Medical Center. Kevin has held a certification from the
American Board of Emergency Medicine since 1999.

Dr. Wacasey has published two books focusing on health insurance
and healthcare. His first book called
The Guide to Buying Health Insurance, and Health Care
published in 2016 and second called
Healthcareonomics – 1,000 Crazy Ways American Health Insurance
Controls America’s Health Care
was published a year later
in 2017.

To go along with his two publications, Dr. Wacasey also has a
blog and YouTube Channel that he contributes to regularly. Both the
blog and YouTube Channel are called “Healthcareonomics”.

Currently, Dr. Wacasey is the attending physician and owner of
Concierge Medical Practice in Fort Worth, Texas.

Connect with Dr. Kevin Wacasey:

Website: healthcareonomics.comhealth-best.com

Facebook:  facebook.com/Healthcareonomics

LinkedIn:  linkedin.com/kevinwacaseymd

Twitter:  @Hconomics

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel

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