By Mathew Keller, RN JD
Regulatory and Policy Nursing Specialist
A recent statement by the Mayo Clinic’s CEO John Noseworthy, as reported in the Star Tribune, speaks volumes as to the true status of healthcare in America: those with the money get the care they need, those without, get something else. As Noseworthy put it, “if [a] patient has commercial insurance, or they’re Medicaid or Medicare patients and they’re equal…we prioritize the commercial insured patients enough so … we can be financially strong at the end of the year.”
A Mayo spokesman went on to say, “We can provide the care they require for complex medical issues.
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