The pandemic brought more awareness to our crumbling healthcare system, with many hoping to see sweeping reforms as America battled the pandemic. Unfortunately, it did not happen, and it does not seem it will be happening any time soon.
One reason is due to America’s political system, which tends to have backroom deals to keep the healthcare system unchanging. In Steven Brill’s book America’s Bitter Pill, the broken system was looked at in further detail and provided a shocking read for many who read it. Carl Schuessler’s inspiration for founding Mitigate Partners came after reading the Time Magazine article by Steven Brill, America’s Bitter Pill, which uncovered America’s broken healthcare system. At the time it was the longest article ever published by Time Magazine. The article gave fuel to Schuessler’s frustrations of being unable to help his clients with their healthcare costs using traditional carrier approaches. He also became aware of many other advisors/consultants who were trying to reform the healthcare system.
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