Skip to comments.Doctor Shortage Becoming Crisis Under Obamacare
Posted on 01/07/2013 5:55:49 PM PST by Olog-hai
If it feels like youre spending more time in the waiting room of your doctors office these days, its not your imagination. Family doctors are busier than ever. For many people, it is becoming difficult to even find a doctor, say experts who blame Obamacare for accelerating the nations doctor shortage.
Whats driving the trend, health experts say, is the nations growing population of older Americans using more healthcare resources. At the same time, as many as 1 in 3 practicing physicians are nearing retirement age.
Whats more, the addition of some 30 million patients newly covered by insuranceas mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)will strain the low supply of U.S. doctors even further.
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Isn’t it call the “Liverpool” plan or something? We’ll have the “Chicago Pathway” in 0bummerCare, all too soon enough.
Doctor scene from the dystopic comedy movie, “Idiocracy” :
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