Thursday, February 25, 2010

Doctors Are Opting Out of Medicare

I thought I had previously posted this story -- apparently not.

For those who think government does a great job with health care -- take note.

Click here and here to understand why our health care costs are spiraling out of control.

Quoting The New York Times:
“Many people, just as they become eligible for Medicare, discover that the insurance rug has been pulled out from under them. Some doctors — often internists but also gastroenterologists, gynecologists, psychiatrists and other specialists — are no longer accepting Medicare, either because they have opted out of the insurance system or they are not accepting new patients with Medicare coverage. The doctors’ reasons: reimbursement rates are too low and paperwork too much of a hassle.”
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