Before the passage of Obamacare, the president promised Americans that if they liked their doctor they could keep him and if they liked their insurance they could keep that, too. And most of us were reassured.
But that was before the law was passed. Now the situation is entirely different. Your doctor may decide not to keep you.
Obamacare combines unprecedented new regulations and oversight of the medical profession with extraordinary pressure to keep payments to doctors, hospitals, and insurance companies at an all-time low.
Doing more work for less money is not an attractive prospect for most doctors. As a result, The Wall Street Journal reports, many are considering changing their practice to a “boutique medicine” model that no longer takes any insurance.
Instead, these doctors will confine their practice to a limited number of patients who agree to pay a monthly cash-in-advance fee. If you can’t afford to pay personally for all of your doctor visits, without any insurance reimbursement, then you are out of luck.
Other doctors are keeping their practice, but refusing to accept Medicare patients under the new, lower reimbursement rates.
And finally, many doctors are moving to managed care firms to avoid dealing with paperwork headaches and federal oversight. If this new firm doesn’t take your insurance, you lose your doctor.
If you find those facts worrying, you are not alone. Award-winning journalist Nick J. Tate was concerned enough about this new medical landscape to conduct his own investigation into how Obamacare will affect individuals.
Drawing on his background as a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, Tate studied the law and discussed its impact with medical experts. The result is his new book: the Obamacare Survival Guide.
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The Obamacare Survival Guide takes legal and medical jargon and translates it into understandable plain language. The Guide boils the 15,000-plus pages of law and regulations (so far) down to 229 pages of concise, accurate information on this new law. The Obamacare Survival Guide is the thinking person’s guide to healthcare in the 21st century.
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