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Thanks Obamacare: 83% of Doctors Surveyed Say They May Quit

jaroyo Wrote: Jul 10, 2012 3:15 PM
Insurance companies are doing more to drive providers out of their practices than anyone else. The insurers "negotiate" rates of $300 for a $1500 CT scan. The provider is either forced to accept the negotiated rate or lose several patients because the provider may have 30 patients who work at the same company. Same with doctors, who end up having to accept $40 for visits plus patient copays, even if the doctor spends a half hour per patient.

The Doctor Patient Medical Association has released a new survey of about 700 doctors, and the results are bleak. Scary bleak. Among other dismal figures, Doctors' Attitudes on the Future of Medicine: What’s Wrong, Who’s to Blame, and What Will Fix It found that 83% of respondents are contemplating leaving the industry if Obamacare is fully implemented, owing to its disastrous projected consequences. Indeed, they openly blame the healthcare law for their industry's woes:


  • 90% say the medical system is on the WRONG TRACK
  • 83% say they are thinking about QUITTING
  • 61% say...