Skip to comments.ABC News: Hey, This Doctor Shortage Could "Crash" Obamacare
Posted on 11/15/2012 8:43:01 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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We will probably need doctors a lot sooner than 2025. There’s just this little notion that we may be losing many of the doctors we have right now.
RE: this Affordable Healthcare Act just keeps getting better & better.
And less and less “affordable”.
Think there will be new doctors entering the field if most of the profitability is taken out of it? The pay in their field will be reduced to that of a veterinarian in no time if Obamascare continues.
RE: We will probably need doctors a lot sooner than 2025.
Why not accept more applicants to Medical School?
It’s funny how many inconvenient facts the MSM is suddenly “discovering” now that the election is over.
The next step will be to start importing doctors from third world countries as other countries with nationalized health care do to get cheap labor. Get ready for your doctor to be named Mohammed or Patel. Look at how many cases of fraud and/or illness caused by lack of proper medical procedures have been at the hands of foreign doctors and nurses. Scary stuff.
RE: Think there will be new doctors entering the field if most of the profitability is taken out of it?
Have you ever noticed how many NURSES in our hospitals got their degree from overseas?
Here in New York alone I see many who graduated from the Philippines, India, South Korea and other places. They finished their degrees in their country, worked there for a while after graduation, then took our qualifying nurse’s exams and passed. Theyw ere then allowed to come here and work ( many eventually acquiring their green cards ).
I see the same thing happening for doctors in the next 10 years.
And lower the standards!!!
Why don't we learn from our mistakes?
Lower the standards for medical school. Lets call this new approach Affirmative Action Medical Support Program for OBAMACARE.
I suspect soon the medical profession will become like the military....you sign up and get your medical education paid, but in return you will go where they send you for your first 10 years.
The roles of nurse pracitioners and physicians assistants will expand to include treatment of most routine illnesses and injuries.
My my my, how far we’ve fallen since 1993! Back then, the Clintons swore up and down that nationwide free health care for all could be financed with a larger tax on cigarettes!
No problem: we will continue importing unqualified doctors from Third World hellholes. Going to a doctor will become more dangerous than staying home.(For older and sicker patients, this is ESPECIALLY true. Anyone who doesn’t understand that Death Panels are on the horizon is naive.) Insurance fraud will skyrocket.(Even now, foreign born doctors are disproportionately involved in such fraud.) And, oh, another thing: they will all vote Democrat.
“How is it hangin’ esse?”
Only stupid people will become doctors.....
...... uh oh!
Why would anyone bust their a** for 9 years just to get overworked and underpaid?
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