Enterprise exists to promote the BRT's Healthcare Policy Principles
(1/11/97), through a labyrinth of secret, "Enronesque,"
off-the-books partnerships. It also includes entities created by the
Enterprise to produce fraudulent schemes, studies and products.
racketeering schemes promote and defend Enterprise objectives, unjustly
enriching employers and health plans by reducing the value of patients'
health insurance benefits.
Enterprise has infiltrated federal and state patient rights law enforcement
Line: The fix is in!
Enterprise's stated mission is to reduce medical errors and promote
safe medicine. This representation is a pretext to minimize employer/MCO
liability and reduce medical costs by:
the enforcement of patient rights laws, compromising the integrity
of the grievance/appeal processes and independent medical reviews.
bogus Report Cards that award "Blue Ribbons" to HMOs
that promote same-day mastectomies, among other dangerous medical
practices and procedures.
the "muscle and bone" of American medicine (i.e., what
happens in the exam room and the hospital).
the adoption of unsafe, statistically-based medical practice guidelines
that "bet the odds" with individual patients' lives.
trust, honest communication, and advocacy in the doctor-patient
patients by coercing them not to ask HMOs and HMO doctors how
their legal rights will be respected in all aspects of their healthcare.
Intimidating healthcare consultants, seeking business relationships
with the Enterprise, to obey its directives or be "blackballed"
you expect uncompromising honesty and integrity from the same BRT
corporate CEOs that cheated their own stockholders?
repugnant practices are merely the tip of the iceberg. The Leapfrog
Group promotes "Leapfraud." Like General Motors (a founding
member of The Leapfrog Group) the Enterprise is "unsafe at any
HARDBALL's on-going investigations will expose much more.