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Subject:  Re: 70% of CA docs plan to boycott Obamacare exc Date:  12/9/2013  11:43 PM
Author:  FoolishWaldo Number:  1913893 of 2372953

"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.



And right after the doctors boycott Obamacare exchanges, they're going to go out and apply for food stamps.
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