Medicare could learn from Arafat and Rabin

WE ALL recognise the value of doctors recalling patients for important follow-ups, but now Medicare has got into the act too.

A system has just been created to use recall to demonstrate to patients just how stupid government bureaucracy can be. So far, 100% of my recalled patients agree that the latest Medicare policy is inane.

I just received a batch of vouchers that had been rejected for payment because of errors that had been corrected on the voucher before submission. According to Medicare, the problem was that the mistakes