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Re: [IP] who gets the dough



Not to mention anesthesiologists (sp?) who often get paid more than the
surgeons!



Sam Skopp wrote:

> At 06:13 AM 6/30/1999  email @ redacted wrote:
>  >If you really want to see rich, go take a stress test with a cardiologist.
>  >You get to walk on a treadmill for 15 min and he gets a few thousand
>  >dollars.  And if you give him a knife,  then he'll take you for tens of
>  >thousands!  *S*
>
> Been there... done that!! <vbg>
>
> I think my by-pass surgery set the insurance people back well over $50,000.
> Somebody did OK there... but then, I was just so glad that they knew what
> they were doing (and they did it right), that I didn't quibble.
>
> I forget what the stress tests have cost... the assistant runs the test and
> the doctor looks at the results for 2-3 minutes... pretty easy bucks there.
> But then again, if he spotted something wrong, I'd be glad for his
> expertise... so, you just can't win. :-)
>
> Sam
> (There is no free lunch)
>
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