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

Michael2677 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 10:37 AM
Other concerns: - The doctor and nursing shortage filled with mediocre talent such shortages attract (called lowering standards). The people now signing up for vocational medical technician courses advertised on TV will probably be your primary care physician. - The incentive for highly intelligent people to choose medicine as a career versus a government administrator or attorney. - The tsunami of medical care required and demanded by baby boomers met with excuses and blame stories by politicians. - The utter resentment of the under 25 crowd at being told they need to pay for all these old people. - Euthanasia becoming "hip". Especially watch for hair-splitting semantic morphing meanings of the word "voluntary" => "duty to die".

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...