Obamacare stops construction at 45 physician owned hospitals nationwide

 What a superlative idea! Let's throw thousands of construction workers out of work and make it harder to access quality medical care at the same time.Man, those Democrats are 6 times brilliant, eh? The Weekly Standard: Under the headline, "Construction Stops at Physician Hospitals," Politico reports today that "Physician Hospitals of America says that construction had to stop at 45 hospitals nationwide or they would not be able to bill Medicare for treatments." Stopping construction at doctor-owned hospitals might not seem like the best way to boost the economy or to promote greater access and choice in health care, but that exactly what Obamacare is doing.  Kenneth Artz of the Heartland Institute explains, "Section 6001 of the health care law effectively bans new physician-owned hospitals (POHs) from starting up, and it keeps existing ones from expanding." Politico adds, "Friday [New Year's Eve] marked the last day physician-owned...(Read Full Post)

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