Health Care Professional Earnings

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"Health Care Professional Earnings"

The BLS’ giant table of what different professions earn is fascinating. Here’s some data on health care professionals, dramatizing the extent to which our current compensation structure shortchanges GPs (click for a bigger one):

This kind of thing tends to bias the health care system away from the promotion of good health and toward the more expensive and less useful treatment of serious illnesses.

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