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Same Story, Different State: Florida Doesn’t Have Enough Doctors

lsharp Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 8:03 AM
The way I see it, the boomers made this mess, let them suffer the long lines, cr@p care and lower social security checks. Their generation spent like drunken sailors and mine and my kids have to pay for it! Let them eat crow!
wdwrkr Wrote: Feb 25, 2013 12:05 PM
Isharp,

I think it is much more likely seniors will vote for pols that will work to keep the Social Security, MediCare, and other seniors benefits flowing. This WILL require increased taxes on younger folks. The economic reaction will be an inflationary spiral as younger folks demand higher pay to offset increased taxes. At which point, prices of everything will rise. Then seniors will need increased benefits to offset rising prices, and will demand gov't provide COLAs. At which point taxes will have to rise on younger folks, etc., etc.

Get the point?

Surprise, surprise—thanks to Obamacare, Florida now faces a growing shortage of doctors. The Florida Medical Association is also warning that the problem will worsen if the Florida legislature follows through with Gov. Scott’s recommendation to support Medicaid expansion—a dramatic policy reversal that would offer coverage to an additional 1 million Floridians.

"Florida needs more doctors and it needs more nurses, and it needs them working together in...