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

tchilla Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 5:15 PM
Liberals have chosen to ignore the fact that one third of practicing physicians are over 55. Those close to retirement age may choose to shutter their practices rather than comply with Obamacare's costly requirements which include an EPR that will cost upwards of $20,000 to implement. A two or three man private practice with partners who are near retirement may simply choose to hang up their stethoscopes. One must keep in mind that Obamacare was never intended to succeed. It was designed to fail from the start. Once Obamacare implodes, it will be far easier to herd people into a nationalized health care system with rationing, shortages, centralized price fixing, apathy and a steady decline in quality of care.
Whitebeard Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 5:26 PM
tchilla: Even the theoretical underpinnings of Ocare are fraudulent. For example, one area of widespread poverty and lots of sick folks was pitted against two areas of affluence and relative good health. The docs and hospitals in the poorer area were blamed for higher costs. Brilliant.

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...