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Subject:  70% of CA docs plan to boycott Obamacare exchat Date:  12/9/2013  8:43 PM
Author:  laissezFaireOne Number:  1913886 of 2381061

Obamacare is falling apart at the seams and it hasn't even started its first year.


"Thorp told the Washington Examiner the primary reason that seven-out-of-10 California doctors are boycotting the Obamacare exchange is due to the state’s low Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement rates, which typically land 30 percent below those in other parts of the country.

For example, Medicare typically pays doctors $76 for return-office visits, but in California doctors only receive $24. A tonsillectomy, meanwhile, pays out between $500 and $700, whereas doctors in California receive $160 for the procedure.

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