#1 Doctors are concerned about pay scales under health care law by Eglman 21.11.2013 11:07

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WASHINGTON — Many doctors are disturbed that they’ll be paid less – often a lot less – to care for the millions of patients who are projected to buy coverage through the health law’s new insurance marketplaces.

Some have complained to medical associations – including those in Texas, California, Georgia, Connecticut and New York – saying the discounted rates could lead to a two-tiered system in which fewer doctors participate, perhaps making it harder for consumers to get the care they need.

“As it is, there is a shortage of primary care physicians in the country, and they don’t have enough time to see all the patients who are calling them,” said Peter Cunningham, a senior fellow at the nonpartisan Center for Studying Health System Change in Washington.

If providers are paid less, he said, “Are (enrollees) going to have difficulty getting physicians to accept them as patients?”

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#2 RE: Doctors are concerned about pay scales under health care law by Eglman 21.11.2013 11:09

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Tucker Carlson warned last night on Special Report that "greedy doctors" will be the new bogeyman used by the Regime to blame for the failure of 0bamacare.

Doctors will be lucky if they get paid at all.

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