Doctors in the US Vowing to Quit Or Retire
ObamaCare Driving Doctors out of Business!
A Commentary by J. D. Longstreet
What if you went to school for 6 to 8 years to earn your medical degree? Suppose you had HUGE student loans to pay off as well as set up a practice and purchase the necessary equipment you need as a doctor to treat your patients properly -- and suppose you had to submit to more training practically every year of your career to stay abreast of new treatments, new equipment, and new federal and state laws pertaining to your practice of medicine.
Just suppose you did all of the above and then wake up one morning to find that you were no longer a private physician, no longer a small business owner, no longer your own boss, but a government beaurocrat taking orders on how to practice medicine, how and with which government approved treatment plan you are allowed to treat your trusting patients. What would YOU do? Huh? I THOUGHT SO! You’d quit, right?
Well, according to a recent survey, 46 percent of the Primary Care doctors practicing medicine in America today say they WILL quit when ObamaCare becomes the law of the land… and I do not blame them one bit! The New England Journal of Medicine reported in its March-April 2010 issue that 46.3% of Primary Care Physicians will likely leave the practice of medicine if ObamaCare was passed into law..(SOURCE).
With a large shortage in Primary Care doctors causing problems in America today and half of the remaining P. C. doctors vowing to quit – do you still believe the myth, no, let’s call it what it is, the LIE, the Obama Regime fed to gullible Americans that there would be no healthcare rationing in America. It was BS all along… and Obama and his minions knew it then -- and they know it now!
Face it people, you have been had – again! Obama LIED to you. The socialist (sometimes referred to as democrats -- but more often these days the more accurate term – socialists) lied to you!
The whole ObamaCare package is a lie from start to finish! It is the biggest swindle ever perpetrated on a nation anywhere, anytime. America has been SCREWED!
There is a MUST Read article by Susan Ferrechio, Chief Congressional Correspondent of the Washington Examiner, entitled: “Ten inconvenient questions about Obamacare.” You really must read the article. You’ll find it HERE.
You know, we have come to expect politicians to lie, but for goodness sakes, dear reader, the Obama Regime has become a nest of pathological liars, as has the Pelosi Posse in the US House of Representatives!
Look, America blundered, big time, back in 2008 when they elected Obama as President. The folks across the pond may just LOVE him, but here in America, he is fast becoming one of the least respected Presidents ever -- worse, even, than Jimmy Carter OR Bill Clinton (Clinton was Impeached!) I am convinced he is a socialist. I mean: If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, and flocks with other socialist, then it is most likely, a duck/socialist.
ObamaCare is destined to ruin the American healthcare system. With the current HUGE shortage in doctors, especially General Practioners, plus the 46%, or so, of currently practicing doctors about to quit – where will the doctors come from to work in the ObamaCare system as government apparatchiks? How many scholars, who had been considering medicine as a career, will look elsewhere for a profession not yet tainted by the mailed fist of the federal government thereby maintaining the doctor shortage?
We must ask if the US government is considering bringing in doctors from abroad, docs who may, or may not have been trained up to the standards required of doctors practicing medicine in the US? Will he activate military reserve medics and doctors and place them in civilian hospitals and government clinics? Hey, the doctors have to come form somewhere?
We already expect to find, manning the front lines in doctor’s offices, Physician’s Assistants and Nurse Practioners. My state is even considering allowing Nurse Practioners to use the title of “Doctor.” Oh, did I mention NC has a Democrat dominated State Legislature. That said, we Tar Heels just KNOW they will look out for the people of the Old North State rather than Obama – right? Yeah, RIGHT!
America is in serious trouble. The depth of that trouble is, as yet, unfathomable.
J. D. Longstreet