Doctors Are Opting Out of Medicare

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/02/business/retirementspecial/02health.html
     
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    The left wingnuts thinks that the AMA rules the profession, when in fact only around 25% are members of the group. Just ask your own doctors what they think of what's coming down the pipeline, and most would be very surprised at the negative response.
     
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    Meister, you have queried the entire medical profession? Go to, bub.
     
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    I've "queried" enough to formulate an educated opinion. You on the other hand, can do no more than troll. Your brain, is a brain wasted, Jake. Your relatives probably thought you had potential at one time. Now they are just sorely disappointed. :lol:
     
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    Let's see: you cut someone's salary and instead of sitting there and working for less you stop working.
    How dare those greedy doctors not sit back and take what the gov't offers them! We need to pass a selective service law to draft doctors into the new national-socialist health organization. Medicine is too important to be left to the market!

    I see the Obama administration is in for a steep learning curve in economics.
     
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    Medicare is socialism anyway.
     
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    It is--and we already have too much of it
     
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    I think if this horrible health care plan is made law alot of doctors will quit the profession because they want to practice medicine the way they want to and not how some pencil pushing lawmakers who knows nothing about medicine wants them to.
     
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    Why didn't cons get rid of Medicare when they were in power? Could it be that they just like to bitch about it?
     
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    It might be that they, like I, believe that a society needs to care for the infirm, the very old and the very young. If that is the case, they would have done something like expanding the drug benefits of medicare.

    Oh, Wait! They did that.

    Bitching about a problem for decades without doing anything about it is the tac used by the Dems. The best part about the health care that they want to pass without reading it because the need is so great that action must be immediate, is that it won't take effect for 3 years. (?) I suppose to some, "after three years" is immediate.

    After the 2010 election, it can probably be either corrected or abolished.
     

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