Doctors Feeling Obama's Crushing Health Care Policies

M. Catharine Evans
Obamacare is placing doctors squarely in the crosshairs. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has initiated a labyrinth of programs which will make government reimbursement for medical services even more of a nightmare for the targeted group. Under a provision of the 2010 healthcare law Medicare payments will be tied to cost containment and quality of care. The Physician Value-Based Payment Modifier Program, according to experts like Donald Berwick of the Center for American Progress, reflect the "theme" of Obamacare: "value-based purchasing." When you hear the word 'value' coming out of a socialist's mouth, watch out. It doesn't mean quality of care; it means reduction of care and forced compliance. The major difference between a private physician's place in the community and a government paid physician is the first must be responsible only to himself and his patients. If he messes up or has a bad bedside manner, he's to blame and may even lose his...(Read Full Post)

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