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Affordable Care Act Could Be Further Hamstrung By Shortage Of Doctors
CBSNewYork ^ | November 4, 2013

Posted on 11/04/2013 4:25:00 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike

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At Current Rate, As Many As 52,000 Primary Care Physicians Needed By 2025
1 posted on 11/04/2013 4:25:00 PM PST by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Well, apparently there is a money tree.

Perhaps we can just grow a doctor tree.

See how easy that was?/dem think


2 posted on 11/04/2013 4:27:04 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And when everyone on this board predicted exactly this result the libs said we were crazy. Stinks to be right about this.


3 posted on 11/04/2013 4:27:33 PM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

CBS just had a Captain Obvious moment.


4 posted on 11/04/2013 4:28:33 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (Obama is a proven liar.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
Forget the Docs, we need to see the Nurses.

TTIUWOP.

5 posted on 11/04/2013 4:31:20 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Obama will import doctors who studied at the Medical School of the Congo, and when you visit him he will shake rattles at you and give you some chicken bones in a little bag.


6 posted on 11/04/2013 4:32:46 PM PST by Octar
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To: Hotlanta Mike
all to be fixed with a presidential edict demanding no more Dr's retiring and retired Dr's to come out of retirement to fill the shortage or face jail time...
7 posted on 11/04/2013 4:32:46 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
In socialism everything is always rationed and it is of much lower quality

in capitalism,as in the millions of products for sale in malls , super markets or on the Internet , there is always an abundance and consumers have freedom of choice of what brands to buy as in the Dollar Tree where every item is a 1 dollar $

plus everyone is also a poor slave of the government in socialism , just another con of socialism. democrats want that

8 posted on 11/04/2013 4:33:20 PM PST by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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9 posted on 11/04/2013 4:33:43 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Red in Blue PA
Well, we have an 0bamatree.

Given that Kudzu is a problem, Bammy is worse wrt coverage and speed of propagation.

(Does Roundup work?)

10 posted on 11/04/2013 4:34:00 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Who needs doctors when we’ll have death panels? Just load the suckers down with pain pills and send them home. An hour’s training and anybody can do it. They’ll contract it out to Acorn.


11 posted on 11/04/2013 4:34:47 PM PST by Argus
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To: VRW Conspirator
CBS just had a Captain Obvious moment.

Almost, almost.

They stated "Just by sheer numbers, doctor retirements will increase."

Yeah, just by sheer numbers. Obamacare will in absolutely no way cause doctors to retire early and many talented college students avoid medical school like the plague. It's merely demographics.

12 posted on 11/04/2013 4:35:17 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
"If you like your doctor I will keep your doctor from quitting.

I'll order them to work with an EO."

Barrack 0bamalini

13 posted on 11/04/2013 4:35:54 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

CBS just had a Random Act Of Journalism. They can’t CYA for Obama forever.


14 posted on 11/04/2013 4:36:08 PM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Well, they will just have to force the doctors to work, won’t they.

Guess they’ll pass a law to deal with those greedy doctors.


15 posted on 11/04/2013 4:36:45 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

A dotor friend of mine says that doctors no longer drive Cadillacs—they drive Tauruses. If it’s true that the financial rewards are no longer all that great, what will motivate a kid to spend ten of the best years of his life studying to be a doctor?


16 posted on 11/04/2013 4:37:43 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Hotlanta Mike

My grand daughter’s pediatrician just stopped accepting insurance. How many more doctors will do the same?


17 posted on 11/04/2013 4:39:45 PM PST by MulberryDraw (That which cannot be paid, won't be paid.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
(CBS New York--ugh) — A doctor shortage is threatening to make the roll-out of the Affordable Care Act even more difficult — and it could [ha! it will] create lines for care and services.

Socialism (aka Marxism)...

...Instant shortages and horrible quality of goods and services, every time it governs/regulates people.

Absolutely, every time.

.

18 posted on 11/04/2013 4:40:10 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
I know several college kids that will not now consider medical school because of ObamaCare. Most of them have entrepreneurial instincts and viewed themselves in private practice. They do not want to be involved with the government so they are passing on a medical career now.

Not a good omen.

19 posted on 11/04/2013 4:40:10 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
There will be plenty of doctors performing all of those procedures NOT covered by Obamacare, i.e. LASIK, breast enlargement, plastic surgery, etc.

Now if we can only get them to perform backroom heart transplants, knee surgeries, etc.

20 posted on 11/04/2013 4:40:12 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Octar
4 Obama will import doctors who studied at the Medical School of the Congo, and when you visit him he will shake rattles at you and give you some chicken bones in a little bag.

I think many, if not most on FR, saw this coming.

Had a conversation with my veterinarian a few weeks ago. He said that Congress passed a law (when, name?) which mandated that 50% of all medical school slots for new students had to be reserved for females. Yet many, if not most, of these women, took time off to raise their families, and few women doctors ever establish a business practice - both which contribute heavily to the physician shortage. He went on to say that 1 out of 4 physicians in the U.S. today went to medical school outside of the U.S., i.e., they immigrated to the U.S. He went on to say that the veterinary schools were having a problem getting enough male students these days.

21 posted on 11/04/2013 4:41:36 PM PST by MacNaughton
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To: Gabrial

Tell them to get that med degree and head offshore. They will make serious money and live on a nice island. Med tourism is going to have a big future with USA customers.


22 posted on 11/04/2013 4:43:04 PM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Gee, do they think so?

Who is running this?

What kid in his right mind would take on a post graduate debt of $50 to &100 G to work for Obama to be told by government clerks how to practice medicine, for whom, and for a lot less that $150G with interest, per year?

The media is running the country, but they haven’t brought this up until now.

I’ll bet they truly believe Ted Cruz is a radical for wanting the constitution back in charge instead of the usurpers.

Yes, there’s going to be a shortage of medical workers.

WE are Americans, not socialists.

Socialism will not work here, among people and a constitution founded on freedom. It’s in our blood. It is in doctors’ blood. they are not going to go for this.

Just duh.


23 posted on 11/04/2013 4:43:38 PM PST by stanne
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To: Fiji Hill
If it’s true that the financial rewards are no longer all that great, what will motivate a kid to spend ten of the best years of his life studying to be a doctor?

Affirmative Action and gov grants to cover the cost.

Throw another $trillion$ on the barbie, mate.

24 posted on 11/04/2013 4:44:30 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye; Fiji Hill

Throw another sucker on a gurney and wheel’m to the soylent chamber...


25 posted on 11/04/2013 4:46:56 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: stanne

oh, that’s 50 to 100 G PER YEAR, of course. And 50 is instate tuition in Texas, so it’s lowball.


26 posted on 11/04/2013 4:47:06 PM PST by stanne
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To: editor-surveyor

It’s PEOPLE!


27 posted on 11/04/2013 4:47:43 PM PST by stanne
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To: Hotlanta Mike
'At Current Rate, As Many As 52,000 Primary Care Physicians Needed By 2025'

AND SO I GUESS YOU NEVER HEARD A CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS, LAD? WAKE UP...MIKEY....FOR GOD'S SAKE...! THE DEMS GOT THIS ALL DOPED OUT....AND HAVE HAD A HANDLE ON IT FROM DAY ONE....

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28 posted on 11/04/2013 4:47:59 PM PST by jimsin
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To: Argus

who needs death panels when you can just give them an appointment so far out you know they will be dead before hand?


29 posted on 11/04/2013 4:48:14 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: editor-surveyor

LOL owwwww, that’s so true it hurts.


30 posted on 11/04/2013 4:48:39 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: MacNaughton

This is America, we used to have a free market where owners of businesses decided on the price of their products and services. I don’t think students will make the choice to be doctors if they are forced to have less freedom than the local Air conditioner man or mechanic.


31 posted on 11/04/2013 4:48:40 PM PST by jyro (French-like Democrats wave the white flag of surrender while we are winning)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
already we we work 6 months of the year to pay our government masters taxes so that arrogant asses at Harvard can do fake global warming studies.

7.5% social security and medicare tax
federal income tax
obamcare taxes
state income taxes
property taxes

hidden taxes on business they have to pay and pass on to us (a 23% tax for all the gov regulations and taxes businesses have to pay )

This is not enough say the government funded scientists and university professors who do fake global warming research to further enslave us. also welfare creeps say they need a new 60 inch tv and $300 sneakers. in obamacare/socialism there will be shortages of everything

socialism = shortages, rationing, very low quality , poverty and we become slaves of the government. this is the dream of all democrats

32 posted on 11/04/2013 4:48:46 PM PST by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: stanne

Just biological units...


33 posted on 11/04/2013 4:49:07 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Fiji Hill

My kids doctor drive a Hyundai. Nothing wrong with those cars at all. But it’s not even a top of the line.

BTW he’s counting the days to retirement.


34 posted on 11/04/2013 4:49:20 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Democrat_media

Did you know that the Obamacare “medical device” tax applies to fishing tackle and ammunition?


35 posted on 11/04/2013 4:51:10 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
Now if we can only get them to perform backroom heart transplants, knee surgeries, etc.

"Holiday Special! This week only, get a boob job and facelift, and we'll throw in a FREE kidney transplant!"

36 posted on 11/04/2013 4:52:12 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Hotlanta Mike

First step is mental health evaluations for anyone suspected of voting this jackass.

37 posted on 11/04/2013 4:58:34 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: editor-surveyor

I know your question was not directed to me but.. I can’t let it go..

are you serious?


38 posted on 11/04/2013 4:58:50 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: editor-surveyor

http://www.snopes.com/politics/taxes/medicaldevice.asp

snoops said it happened. but it was not suppose to.


39 posted on 11/04/2013 5:00:21 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Red in Blue PA
See how easy that was?/dem think

dem think is mind crap.

I keep hearing libs/communists say that single payer is better. But, is that not the government saying no. Assuming, they want comparable care, does that not mean they want to take over 1/6th of the economy, $2.5 trillion. Given the government takes in now $2.6 trillion, does that not say they must increase taxes by $2.5 trillion just to cover what is now covered. But, they want to cover everyone not insured which will require another $1 trillion. Typically, the Bolshies get away with this by promising only the rich will pay for it, but, this will take everyone with a job. Where am I going with this?

Costs will be contained by paying providers less, reducing liability (a painful blow to the Bolshie tort dependent crowd) which will increase the number of substandard providers. If your doctor understands English you will be blessed.

40 posted on 11/04/2013 5:02:38 PM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
Now if we can only get them to perform backroom alley heart transplants, knee surgeries, etc. with a coathanger.

Fixed it.

41 posted on 11/04/2013 5:03:00 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Between the diversity medical school grants (and several medical schools cutting a medical degree to 3 yrs) and increased work visas from 3rd world countries, they will come up with new Docs.


42 posted on 11/04/2013 5:06:37 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: cableguymn

It happens every day.

Buy something from Cabella’s - They list the tax separately, others may not, but it is in the law.

Snopes is never right.


43 posted on 11/04/2013 5:08:55 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: MacNaughton

There was a story posted here within the last month or so about the NHS in England having a problem in that a lot of their female doctors only want to work part-time, so effectively they have to push two students through med school in order to have one full-time-equivalent doctor.

In veterinary medicine, the majority of students have been female for several decades, and few of them want to go through the trouble of establishing a clinic; most of them just want to work part-time for an established clinic, run (normally) by a guy.


44 posted on 11/04/2013 5:12:06 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

they will let nurses do things onlydocs now do.

will result in more iatrogenic deaths.

more cost savings for obama.


45 posted on 11/04/2013 5:14:54 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Argus
Obie has problems with :

the website
the prices once learned on the website
hospitals not accepting ObieCare
Doctors retiring because of Obiecare
Medicare
his credibiltiy
his party begging for a way the-hell-out-of-this debacle
never mentioned but HUGE; web security
being run out of office

Other than that, all's good.

46 posted on 11/04/2013 5:15:05 PM PST by chiller (NBCNews et al is in the tank and should be embarrassed)
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To: editor-surveyor

Did you know that the Obamacare “medical device” tax applies to fishing tackle and ammunition?

I am all for a tax on rap or hip hop music. Extra $50 per album sounds about right


47 posted on 11/04/2013 5:23:33 PM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

https://www.google.com/search?q=dmv&hl=en&qscrl=1&rlz=1T4PRFB_enUS486US486&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Xk14Uo3yCIOgiAKEtIFQ&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1221&bih=675


48 posted on 11/04/2013 5:44:40 PM PST by rolling_stone
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To: rolling_stone

Anyone going into medicine needs their head examined. All docs should rise up to save their profession before they become slaves to socialism. To think the idiots in the American Medical Assoc and the American Psychological Assn actively pushed for and participated in creating this obamanation.


49 posted on 11/04/2013 6:02:08 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Octar

Rooster bones...and that’s Santeria, not Congolese medicine.

In the Congo, they’ll offer you long pork stew.

/That’s people stew, for the low-information types out there.


50 posted on 11/04/2013 6:11:06 PM PST by warchild9
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