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ABC News: Hey, This Doctor Shortage Could "Crash" Obamacare

anonymous17306 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 3:08 PM
My Primary Care Provider and his business partner have already notified their clientele of some years duration that they will be closing their practice the end of this year due to the provisions of Obamacare. I asked my Doctor about this and he said "...I didn't think we would be on the cutting edge of those having to close..." Additionally, I am now 65 years of age and MUST take on Medicare...oh joy!
smokindave Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 3:51 PM
Actually, the Medicare Advantage plans are pretty good-I guess that's why Obamacare means to kill them. After all, the Advantage plans are basically a "voucher" plan-kind of like P. Ryans (which was going to kill Medicare of course), and they work. They've allowed the Fed Gov to control their own expense while moving the risk to insurers. Too bad the funding is being cut to pay for Obamacare.
anonymous17306 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 3:08 PM
ERROR this provider has been in practice for 30 year!

Just in case the unaffordable price tag and rising costs don't quite do the trick, America's spiraling dearth of doctors will contribute heavily to the collapse of our re-engineered health care system, according to a new study:
 

The United States will require at least 52,000 more family doctors in the year 2025 to keep up with the growing and increasingly older U.S. population, a new study found. The predictions also reflect the passage of the Affordable Care Act -- a change that will expand health insurance coverage to an additional 38 million Americans. "The health care...