ObamaCare Shell Game Now Apparent

Doctors and health policy analysts have been screaming the same three-part message since 2009: 1) ObamaCare hurts (not protects) patients; 2) is impossibly expensive (not affordable); and 3) expanding health insurance will not expand care, quite the opposite. Apparently, lawmakers in California now recognize ObamaCare for what it is: a shell game with no pea. State Senator Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina), chairman of the California Health Committee recently exclaimed, "What good is it if they [people] are going to have a health insurance card but no access to doctors?" There was a doctor shortage before ObamaCare but the President's signature bill and grand theft will exacerbate the shortage. It is a "grand theft" because to pay for his >$1 trillion expansion of bureaucracy, Obama will take money from patient care services: $716 billion from Medicare. As Robert Moffit, PhD (Heritage Foundation) testified before Congress, "You cannot get more of something [viz., doctor care] by paying...(Read Full Post)