H/t reader squodgy:
“Whatever happened to the HIPPOCRATIC OATH?
Was there a typo when Obamacare came in & it is now the HYPOCRITIC OATH?”
- Bankrupt government slashing payments to doctors by 43%; medicare patients to be rejected nationwide (Natural News, Jan 7, 2014):
As we’ve warned for months, just because Americans are required to have health insurance coverage under regulations contained in the Affordable Care Act, that doesn’t mean that they will have access to care.
If you recall, the entire purpose behind Obamacare, according to the president and the law’s backers, was only to insure something like 14 or 15 million people, because at the time the measure was being debated, the vast majority of Americans — well over 80 percent — had health insurance. What’s more, the bulk of those insured had private sector plans, and most were insured through employers; the number of Americans on taxpayer-subsidized coverage, like Medicaid, was minimal. Continue reading »