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California's "Solution" To Its Doctor Shortage

HarleyStar Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 1:05 PM
Your statement "unqualified 'less trained' individual" is a bit loaded don't you think? I never suggested people should administer health care that are "unqualified". I opined that "less trained" professionals can safely do more than currently allowed by law. How that correlates to "over-used" anti-biotics currently prescribed by "highly" trained professionals is debatable. I personally am not impressed with modern medicine and their obsession with drugs as the magic solution for everything.

California has been at the forefront of ObamaCare implementation, but state lawmakers are facing a major obstacle: There aren’t enough doctors in the state to treat the expected influx of newly-insured patients.

A government council has recommended a physician-to-population ratio of 60 to 80 primary care doctors per 100,000 residents. Only 16 of California’s 58 counties reach this recommended supply of primary care physicians.

With ObamaCare, it’s only going to get worse.

The huge influx of newly-insured patients with ObamaCare is not the only reason for this lack of doctors. In a recent