Adil Manzoor DO

Health Insurance Companies and Monopoly

America’s health care system is failing; this is no longer news. The system is not working as well as it can, or rather, as well as it should. The United States of America holds the title of the largest economy in the world, and what do we have to show for it – a dysfunctional…

Health Insurance Companies: The Hidden Virus

Where should I even start? Should I start with the stories of Dr. Salerno, Dr. Wassef, or the hundreds of other doctors that health insurance giants are dropping? Or should I start by highlighting how these insurance giants are monopolizing healthcare? Or maybe how these companies are growing in profit while medically underserved regions and…

Be Smart & Make Money, Not Medicine

Jason Cardiff, a pyramid scheme extraordinare, a former Mercedes Benz salesman can do it, you can too. After all, you did graduate from medical school. Even though, both his and his wife’s assets were frozen by the Federal Trade Commission, he landed a $20 million in contracts with two federal agencies to supply cheap surgical masks for the…

Your Privacy Breached Over & Over

The federal government issues thousands of press releases every year when there is a breach of patient privacy. And whom do you think received most of this attention? The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and CVS Health. These are the entities with the most complaints and very few, if any, consequences. Can you imagine the media attention independent…

First Wave or Second, Coronavirus is Killing Us All

America is worried. “A combined 86% of Americans say they are very or somewhat concerned with the pandemic,” according to a recent article in USA Today citing a new survey from the Democracy Fund + UCLA Nationscape Project, one of the largest public opinion surveys ever conducted. This figure is “3 percentage points down from the…

If You Thought HealthCare Jobs Were Secure, Think Again

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the nation, those whom once thought their jobs were secure, are losing them in droves. This may be attributable to the fall of health care spending by about 18% during the first three months of 2020 or perhaps because emergency room visits are down and non-urgent surgical procedures have largely been…

Private Insurers Quietly Controlling US Health Care As Everyone Focuses on SARS-CoV-2

As everyone is focused on this global pandemic of COVID-19 or SARS-CoV-2, I will go on ahead and keep writing about insurance monopolies quietly controlling the healthcare system in the US. In my last article, I hinted to insurance companies monopolizing healthcare: providing insurance to the people, managing doctor practices, urgent cares, and controlling the flow…