Obamacare And The Affordable Care Act Essay

769 Words Nov 13th, 2015 4 Pages
The first thing to take into account is the fact that healthcare accounts for approximately 6% of the U.S. economy. The Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, or other unsavory names is actually in my mind making the medical field and the availability of care for patients more difficult. Regardless of its benefits to some patients, the Obamacare is making things much more difficult for doctors, nurses and anyone in medicine. It has done nothing but increase paperwork and costs, and has done nothing to increase the quality of care. Government bureaucrats and insurance companies, not doctors, are in charge of our health care. Obamacare is all about saving money and where the money is spent is being directed by special interest and profit-making organizations. They are dictating the way care is provided. Basically insurance companies are in control of who lives or who dies. The law contains spending cuts to Medicare that amount to $716 billion from 2013 to 2022. The end result of course is that seniors are the group that suffers the most since they are the group that seeks and needs medical care more than any other age group. Obomacare is making money a priority, not patient care as government and insurance companies have a different agenda than health care providers. Only 13 percent of physicians agree with and support Obomacare because it is truly health care rationing in action. 70% of American doctors disagree with Obamacare and feel it is impacting healthcare in…

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