(Washington Examiner) The rebellion among California doctors against ObamaCare is spontaneous, quoting leaders of the state medical groups disavowing any role in the refusal – estimated at 70 percent of the state’s practitioners – to accept patients with ObamaCare coverage. The consequences could be enormous. The magazine talked to one insurance broker who compared private insurance options to those under ObamaCare for expectant mothers seeking obstetricians: 83 choices in a private insurance plan, 10 in ObamaCare.
You can only wonder what difference there is in the level of quality care between the ObamaCare OBGYN’s and the private insurance OBGYN’s is…
Anatomy of a Train Wreck
ObamaCare undertakes to completely and indiscriminately redefine the entire health-care segment of the U.S. economy, including laws and regulations, incentives and market forces, the delivery system, the providers, the insurance model, the customer interface, the billing and financing, and every other aspect of the existing system. This magnitude of change is distinctly irrational, is dysfunctional, and will necessitate a repeal irrespective of the President’s ego.
Dipping Into the Future
(Fox News) Rep. Michael Burgess (R-Texas), vice chairman of the Health Subcommittee, suggested that the healthcare law never would have passed if Obama had been honest with the public about the changes it would unleash. “The president has sold the Affordable Care Act on a raft of false promises,” Burgess said.
“It’s clear the Medicaid Advantage program is under attack and these beneficiaries are beginning to feel the effect of more than $300 billion in direct and indirect cuts under Obamacare,” Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), a physician, said. “Individuals are losing coverage that they are happy with and the doctors with whom they are comfortable with, and this is a tragedy.”