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TheCypressTimes : OH MY…NEARLY HALF OF THE NATION’S DOCTORS MAY QUIT IF OBAMACARE IS PASSED

TheCypressTimes : OH MY…NEARLY HALF OF THE NATION’S DOCTORS MAY QUIT IF OBAMACARE IS PASSED: "• Four of nine doctors, or 45%, said they “would consider leaving their practice or taking an early retirement” if Congress passes the plan the Democratic majority and White House have in mind.

More than 800,000 doctors were practicing in 2006, the government says. Projecting the poll’s finding onto that population, 360,000 doctors would consider quitting.

Before we move on to the latest Survey, let’s think about this a minute. We are supposedly adding as many as 30 million new patients to a health care system that already has a massive shortage of qualified doctors and nurses. That means that if things just remain the same, and no one quits, our health care system will be strained to the breaking point.

Think longer waits for appointments and less time for you to spend with your doctor at an appointment. As resources are finite, rationing of care will become a reality. And I’m not talking about the super-duper, double throw down expensive treatments that our progressive friends always throw out there as examples, when saying insurance companies already ration care, I’m talking about basic care.

BTW, insurance companies don’t “ration care.” They may refuse to pay for treatment, but they can’t actually stop someone from getting any treatment. As it is now, there are many charitable organizations that will step in and help patients who need treatment, but don’t have the money to pay for it. Few people are absolutely refused medical care in this country.

Under ObamaCare, government panels will actually stop patients from being treated if they deem them “unworthy.”"




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