Even before anybody uttered the phrase "Obamacare," we were peppered with advice about how to navigate the health care system.
The advice included directions on how to take more control of our health care--not just our insurance. That bit of advice is still being given, even by the MDs themselves.
Dr. Melissa Clarke acknowledges the effects of health care reform and makes the case for patient ownership of the situation in her book Excuse Me Doctor! I've Got What?