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Republicans' outreach to minorities FAIL

Discussion in 'American Politics' started by Pommer, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Skaloop

    Skaloop Senior Contributor

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    So 62% of doctors say it is "likely" that "many" of their colleagues will retire "earlier". Not very quantifiable.

    Also, the very first paragraph of your first link:

    "Most U.S. physicians are concerned that the future of the medical profession may be in jeopardy and consider many changes in the market to be a threat. They believe that the performance of the U.S. health care system is suboptimal, but the Affordable Care Act is a good start to addressing issues of access and cost."(emphasis mine)

    Strange that your second link doesn't mention that bolded part.

    Also in that second link:

    "Speaking of the ACA, fewer physicians (38% in 2012) believe the ACA is a step in the wrong direction compared with 44% in 2011."
     
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  2. GarfieldJL

    GarfieldJL Regular Member

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    As I mentioned in my comments, there was an attempt to whitewash everything.

    Sarcasm: Oh yeah cause they are really happy with having their pay cut multiple times...

    The reason I didn't quote that part of the article (which I hinted at in my earlier post) is because it makes absolutely no sense when you look at the rest of the article. :doh:
     
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    Which part is being whitewashed?

    Was the question about their pay, or about the accessibility of care? The answers seem to be regarding the latter.

    So you are picking and choosing which parts of the article you consider valid, and which you don't. Nice.
     
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    What doctors actually feel about the healthcare law.


    The two issues are interconnected,if the costs of their practice exceeds the amount their practice takes in, they are going to take steps to cut costs such as refusing to see medicare and medicaid patients for instance. Worst case the practice is going to be closed so they don't end up going bankrupt. With doctors dropping out of the medical field there will be fewer doctors to see the influx of new patients.

    So the pay issue directly affects the accessibility to care.

    If the article is contradicting itself, then I'm going to have to judge for myself what part of the article is accurate and what part is a load of garbage.

    Are you suggesting doctors are lieing about their pay being cut?
     
  5. conamer

    conamer Guest

    It's simple, the doctors are greedy too, like when Obama claimed and amputee would be charged $30,000 for a diabetes related surgery!
     
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