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The Business Of Healthcare And Chaos Theory

Chaos theoryNoun - The branch of mathematics that deals with complex systems whose behavior is highly sensitive to slight changes in conditions, so that small alterations can give rise to strikingly great consequences.

Alternative definition:

Chaos theory – Noun – The branch of healthcare that deals with making the payment system increasingly complex and ever changing. This complexity and confusion impact physicians and patients in such a way that appropriate services in care of the patient are subject to rules and regulations that are deliberately complex, making alterations from the momentary rules inevitable.  This exists so that even small alterations will free the insurance company from the responsibility to pay for said service.

I am no physicist, but I honestly think that a grasp and understanding of the first type of Chaos theory is more likely than that of the second.  Let me give a demonstration of the second chaos theory in action: Read more »

*This blog post was originally published at Musings of a Distractible Mind*

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