Patients and physicians are about to be hit smack in the face by the increased demand for healthcare services that will occur as PPACA becomes effective. Physicians will no longer to be able to bear the brunt of reductions or new methodology of physician reimbursement.
“No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.”
President Barack Obama,
Speech to the American Medical Association
Chicago, June 15, 2009
In truth, prospects are bleak that you will be able to keep your doctor and even bleaker that there will be enough doctors to meet demand under Obamacare.