Do We Need a Cultural Shift Toward Preventative Medicine?

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If we want to carry it to it's extreme although the financial incentives don't reach down that far, it's lifestyle modification, how do you get a 15 year old to lose weight so he or she isn't a diabetic at the age of 30? Unfortunately even with the move towards global capitation, that's got one to three maybe a five year time horizon if someone is going to ask, do I get my investment back because if it's longer than that who knows where that individual will be down the line.

If you have someone with chronic disease, focusing on maintaining their health will pay back within a few months.