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California Weighs Redefining Who Qualifies as a 'Doctor' to Cope with Obamacare's Shortages

scrow Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 2:59 PM
The shortage in physicians following realization that they would close up shop as Obamacare was predicted in many corners. It seems odd to condemn the right wing as short-sighted when the architects of Obamacare didn't anticipate and take steps to address the physician shortage. Preventative health care isn't something that kicks in overnight. Even assuming it's the holy grail of good health, we're spending money _now_ for reduced costs later. That's if those reduced costs out run the wave of "free" new tests that people will ask for. Pointing out what the future holds is the opposite of "short sighted."

Kudos to Michelle Malkin for her enlightening post on the ongoing mess that is Obamacare, which begins by quoting a panel of liberals scoffing at her warnings about America's doctor shortage crisis.  But beyond the insular precincts of liberal conventional wisdom, the nation's healthcare law is no laughing matter -- as the patients of California will discover soon enough:

As the state moves to expand healthcare coverage to millions of Californians under President Obama's healthcare law, it faces a major obstacle: There aren't enough doctors to treat a crush of newly insured patients. Some...