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Oy Vey!

MANAGED CARE September 2014. © MediMedia USA

Oy Vey!

A Cartoonist’s Take on Managed Care

“How often do you have this pre-existing condition?”

“I’ve been under a lot of pressure to get well.”

“I’m putting you on a stronger placebo.”

“The technology’s in place.
Now all we have to do is misuse it.”

“I’m softening my position on the spending binge the doctors have planned for my health care.”

“You didn’t fill in the part that would make it incredibly easy to steal your identity.”

P.C. Vey was born, raised and currently lives in New York City with his wife, Tina. He sold his first cartoon to the New Yorker in 1993 and has been a regular contributor since. His work has been published in Harvard Business Review, Barron’s, National Lampoon, Playboy, AARP Bulletin, Managed Care, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times. He has had three collections of cat cartoons published by Penguin/Plume and has contributed to many books of cartoons on a variety of subjects.

Meetings

National Healthcare Facility Management Summit Palm Beach, FL October 16–17, 2014
National Healthcare CXO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
National Healthcare CFO Summit Las Vegas, NV October 19–21, 2014
Innovative Member Engagement Operations For Health Plans Las Vegas, NV October 20–21, 2014
4th Partnering With ACOs Summit Los Angeles, CA October 27–28, 2014
2014 Annual HEDIS® and Star Ratings Symposium Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
PCMH & Shared Savings ACO Leadership Summit Nashville, TN November 3–4, 2014
World Orphan Drug Congress Europe 2014 Brussels, Belgium November 12–14, 2014
Medicare Risk Adjustment, Revenue Management, & Star Ratings Fort Lauderdale, FL November 12–14, 2014
Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Forum Alexandria, VA November 13–14, 2014
Home Care Leadership Summit Atlanta, GA November 17–18, 2014
HealthIMPACT Southeast Tampa, FL January 23, 2015

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