I am not a Republican or Democrat, I simply believe in the
simplicity and strength of the Constitution and the freedom and
rights of all men and women across the world.
From my perspective, The Affordable Care Act was a sneaky way
for the President to tax the wealthy using the guise of better
healthcare for all. While I agree that our healthcare system
needs help and even agree with some of the ideas within the Act,
this was an underhanded way to implement change.
To me, this is just another push for America in the wrong
direction as we fall further behind the rest of the world in
education, technology and now medicine.
In the words of Chief Justice John Roberts regarding the
''It is reasonable to construe what Congress has done as
increasing taxes on those who have a certain amount of income, but
choose to go without insurance. Such legislation is within
Congress's power to tax."
My main concern is that we may severely damage what is good
about our medical system while trying to fix what is broken.
Many healthcare providers who save lives and provide exceptional
care will be forced to take dramatic cuts in pay and change the way
they do business.
Savvy medical professionals that near retirement may choose to
leave the system. As conditions for MDs deteriorate, less and less
smart people may be motivated to pursue medicines.
In essence, the quality of medical care is in question and
already there is talk of many top physicians getting out of the
insurance network and going a la carte; This leaves those of us in
the middle class paying for insurance or paying Obama's penalty and
paying full price to see a quality care provider.
I also fear that America was once a Mecca for the brightest and
most creative minds in the world; but now seems to reward the
indolent and promote mediocrity; while at the same time punishing
and vilifying those (upper middle class, wealthy, etc) that
have worked hard to make a life and better their communities.
There was no doubt change that needed to be made and certain
costs that need to be controlled. The insurance companies are
reaping rewards no matter what and by many accounts is the reason
why our system is broken and expensive. Even under the plan they
will make out like bandits! The insurance companies pay your Doctor
less than you would without coverage for the same service in most
Politics aside, it seems the that insurance companies may be the
best investment here, do you agree?
Do you think ObamaCare was the right way to fix this?
Do you think it will change the quality of healthcare in the
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