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Top Doc: Obamacare Will Do Nothing To Control Healthcare Costs... Premier Hospitals Opt Out...

Obamacare lacks key cost control: Mayo Clinic CEO

John Noseworthy, President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic, says we have to look beyond website glitches and find a way to consolidate a fragmented health care system and revise the way physicians are paid and health care is reimbursed.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/101162215

Top Hospitals Opt Out of Obamacare
Americans who sign up for insurance on the state exchanges may not have access to the nation's top hospitals, Watchdog.org reports.
University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, Best Hospitals, Honor Roll
http://health.usnews.com/health-news/hospital-of-tomorrow/ar...



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If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the problem,

Where were these Doctors when this law was being voted on? Where was the AMA? Oh, I remember, the AMA was supporting ACA. Something that is not widely reported is that the AMA has for years limited the number of med students allowed to enter the profession. Econ 101, fewer doctors = higher prices, has the medical profession ever been interested in cost efficiencies? If anyone has ever been in a hospital or even tried to deceiver a medical billing statement, it soon becomes apparent that they are designed to be as confusing and convoluted as possible. This is all in an attempt to distance the patient from the costs and charge as must as possible with no recourse, you simply pay what ever they say you owe or get turned over to collection.

I predicted 20 years ago, if the medical profession can't get their billings and efficiencies in order, they would have a national health program shoved down their throats and we all would suffer.

You are right. It is the role

You are right. It is the role of the Government to nurture free and open markets. Monopoly and control over the number of medical practitioners equals higher costs and absence of competition.

Government should privatize FDA, deregulate medical profession and deregulate healthcare industry. With the current technologies and advancements in medical profession we would be getting medical healthcare for the cost of the copayments (less insurance costs).

But that means losing control and those in control will find thousand and one ways to object.

Engage in Secure Exchange

Wait! What?

The calls to Congress were going 1,000 "no" to one "yes" during the sausage stage.
They didn't listen to massive outpouring.
They sold us down the river.
Plenty of doctors were sounding off.

I guess the AMA was not listening to the member Doctors

http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2012/06/14/the-ama-a...

They certainly got all their "special interest" ducks in a row, to get so many groups supporting this law, the AMA, the Unions, Pharma, even AARP took the bait. This had so much support they did not even have to read the bill. LOL