Poll: 83% of doctors have considered quitting because of Obamacare

How many physicians will pack it in because smaller payments from Medicare and Medicaid won't allow them to cover their expenses? No one knows, but it's a good bet that you and I are going to have long waits to see a doctor for anything except a dire emergency. Daily Caller: Eighty-three percent of American physicians have considered leaving their practices over President Barack Obama's health care reform law, according to a survey released by the Doctor Patient Medical Association. The DPMA, a non-partisan association of doctors and patients, surveyed a random selection of 699 doctors nationwide. The survey found that the majority have thought about bailing out of their careers over the legislation, which was upheld last month by the Supreme Court. Even if doctors do not quit their jobs over the ruling, America will face a shortage of at least 90,000 doctors by 2020. The new health care law increases demand for physicians by expanding insurance coverage. This change...(Read Full Post)

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