The Doctor Patient Medical Association conducted recent survey from April 18 through May 22 asking physicians if they had considered quitting their practices as a result of ObamaCare. The results were surprising, 83% of randomly chosen physicians nationwide, the majority of respondents from small or single practices in mid career, said yes. Because of the double accounting used with Medicare to achieve the under $1 Trillion cost in order to pass ObamaCare, states are now being forced to expand Medicaid.
CNS: “With both the expanded Medicaid program and the federal subsidy for health-care premiums that will be available to people earning up to 400 percent of the poverty level, a larger percentage of the population will be wholly or partially dependent on the government for their health care under Obamacare than are now.”
The story opens with: “Sixteen states have set a limit on the number of prescription drugs they will cover for Medicaid patients, according to Kaiser Health News. Seven of those states, according to Kaiser Health News, have enacted or tightened those limits in just the last two years.”
Affordable Care promised no premium increases but they cannot stop them. States are being forced to expand to provide. In similar economic framework they are being fronted costs for the first few years by government and then those funds will disappear. Consequently many governors have elected not to accept the money, delaying the plan.
Suddenly America faces $16 Trillion in deficit and the middle class is staring down the barrel of a new tax. This is the same sector of society Obama promised he would not tax.
Now the health control is on, the generics are coming as is the flood of new coverage. Too many insureds, too few doctors, lack of funds, run on supply inventories, and nobody benefits.
Welcome to the new America health rationing, set your date and pray you are alive to make the appointment or purchase the script. The new world of the death panel comes alive.