Barack Obama, the New Democrat Party, and other progressive Marxists designed Obamacare as a series of income redistribution and social justice programs administered by an all-powerful federal government. It destroyed jobs and devastated the finest healthcare system anywhere in the world. Naturally, like all collectivist ideas, the entire scheme is collapsing faster than money can be printed to pay the bills.
Government successfully placed federal bureaucrats between patients and their doctors. Doctors, clinics, and hospitals find it increasingly more difficult to provide good medical care, and many cease practicing medicine. Falling under heavy-handed functionaries, costs skyrocket, health care collapses, and government decides who lives and dies.
Increasingly, doctors find themselves relegated to paper pushing for government bureaucrats, while nurses of varying skills attend patients. Actually seeing a doctor is becoming a rare occurrence, especially for physical exams. Personal or family physicians usually cannot attend to patients requiring hospitalization; rather “hospitalists”This post was originally published on this site