For-profit dialysis companies often maximize their profits at the expense of their patients. John Oliver explores why a medical clinic is nothing like a Taco Bell…And if that seems obvious, tell the CEO of DaVita Kent Thiry who claims he runs his business just like a Taco Bell.
The unsavory truth is, a Taco Bell is likely to be more sanitary, and you’re more likely to find a doctor in a fast food restaurant than in most clinics. It’s clear that the show-boating, musketeer and CEO owes Taco Bell an apology – and Last Week Tonight can help with that. The wrong that these clinics do to patients, and the fraudulent charges made to Medicare are another matter entirely.