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

conservative_one Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:17 AM
Obamacare will force physicians to do what they want. Whatever specialist is needed - that is what Obamacare will force doctors to go into. The choice will be made by gov't panels.
olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:55 AM
Also read that his agenda for this term will be to make all doctors earn the same amount of money and report all property they own....hmmmmm, sounds like they are going to find new jobs.
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:20 AM
You mean the "death panels?"

COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH definition is Cost Of The Treatment Divided By The Number Of Years The Patient Will Benefit From The Treatment Will Determine A Ratio.

That ratio will be determined IF the patient WILL BE treated.

The very existence of this board being hidden in the Stimulus bill is evidence that rationing will occur.
Libs_Are_UsefulIdiots Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:20 AM
In the second part of the Health Care Bill, they upped the anti with this rationing board and created a multi-billion dollar center to institute the decisions out of this Coordinating Council. And then there was a second board created in the Stimulus board called the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. In the Stimulus Bill it says that this National Coordinator will “determine treatment at the time and place of care.”
Simplecaveman Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:21 AM
Let the elderly die. It's the only way to even attempt to manage the costs. Forward!!!
olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:53 AM
Some day you will be old, and broke then what ya gonna do when they come for ya.
Simplecaveman Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 11:18 AM
You don't mean death panels, do you? I thought there was no such thing under Barrycare.

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...