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Subject:  Re: What Actual Doctors Think About Obamacare No Date:  10/14/2012  9:08 AM
Author:  twopairfullhouse Number:  648718 of 735026

She said that Medicaid now pays 28% of the billed amount and it's likely to get worse. So that while ObamaCare will provide Medicaid insurance to millions who are currently uninsured, good luck trying to find providers willing to take losses on those patients. They will end up using emergency rooms, just like they do now.

Liberals fall into two groups on this issue: those that don't understand this, and those that won't accept it. They both believe that doctors and pharma companies are the twin evils of high medical costs, and that simply paying less to them will result in basically free savings, with no change in the level of service. They make so much that they won't mind working for less, because, after all, that's only 'fair'.

Liberals don't understand that there is no such thing as a free lunch. They will gladly vote for demagogues who tell them that free lunch is a valid choice, and that one need only vote for a Democrat and their wishes will come true.

No amount of failure (viz. current President) will sway their so-called 'thinking' on this subject.
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