Dr. Alieta Eck

Dr. Alieta Eck

Dr. Alieta Eck has been in private practice with her husband, Dr. John Eck, in Piscataway, NJ since 1988. She has been involved in healthcare reform since residency and is convinced that the government is a poor provider of medical care. She testified before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress in 2004 about better ways to deliver health care in the United States.

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Why we need doctors who are out of control in the era of Obamacare

Why we need doctors who are out of control in the era of Obamacare

January 19, 2014 6:00 am by | 2 Comments

We constantly are told that “while ObamaCare might not be perfect, the right has not come up with a better plan.” Is it possible that we do not need a…


Why Obamacare cannot succeed

Why Obamacare cannot succeed

September 17, 2013 9:05 am by | 0 Comments

Question: If a $600/month insurance policy only costs the individual $33, what does it REALLY cost? Answer: $600, with $567 less in purchasing power for the hard-working taxpayer who is…



Does Medicare want your doctor to quit?

Does Medicare want your doctor to quit?

May 29, 2013 7:01 am by | 0 Comments

I am a physician in private practice who enjoys taking care of elderly patients. Because most retirees over age 65 who want to be insured have no choice but to…


Supreme Court decision on ACA will determine future of employer-based health insurance

Supreme Court decision on ACA will determine future of employer-based health insurance

May 16, 2012 8:13 am by | 3 Comments

There is no question that the President wants a “single payer,” where hospitals and physicians are all paid from a single source, a single government-run program funded by general taxation….


Doctors may soon face as many unnecessary exams as patients

Doctors may soon face as many unnecessary exams as patients

April 17, 2012 9:08 pm by | 0 Comments

The American Board of Internal Medicine is on a mission to curtail unnecessary medical testing, suggesting that physicians order too much and thus drive up the cost of care. Dr….


Is the AMA in Barack Obama’s back pocket?

Is the AMA in Barack Obama’s back pocket?

August 2, 2010 2:30 pm by | 1 Comments

In the recent AMNews, June 7, 2010, pp 6-7, we physicians were given talking points on how to tell our patients about ObamaCare.  It was so full of “happy-speak” that…


Why the government cannot control medical costs

Why the government cannot control medical costs

June 29, 2010 2:08 am by | 0 Comments

From the patients in my office we can learn why Medicare and Medicaid cannot control costs. Neither the President, the Congress, nor learned journals are telling these stories. A spry,…