Russell Kamer MD

Experimenting on the Vulnerable

It wasn’t just Nazi Germany that conducted experiments on vulnerable people. Right here in America, the infamous Tuskegee study withheld treatment for syphilis was so researchers could study the natural history of the disease, allowing people to die so they could study their autopsies.  Thankfully, we’ve advanced. The World Medical Association developed the Helsinki Declarationprinciples of ethical…

Where Does All the Medicaid Money Go?

The NY Post reported that New York’s Medicaid program over paid managed care insurance premiums by more than $100 million between 2014 and 2018.  “Auditors found that between 2014 and 2018, the state Department of Health made payments for managed-care premiums to 65,961 individuals with multiple client identification numbers. The mix-up stemmed from missing or incorrect…