Obamacare hurts doctors and patients, NYC Dr. Patricia McLaughlin testifies before House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Obama keep your insurance and doctors lies
“If you like your plan, you can keep it.”…Barack Obama
“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period.”…Barack Obama
“And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed
–if all records told the same tale–then the lie passed into
history and became truth. “Who controls the past,” ran the
Party slogan, “controls the future: who controls the present
controls the past.”…George Orwell, “1984″
From the NY Post December 11, 2013.
“NYC doctor will testify on ObamaCare woes”
“An Upper East Side ophthalmologist whose ObamaCare woes were spotlighted in The Post has been called to testify before a congressional committee Thursday.
“It shows Washington is listening,” Dr. Patricia McLaughlin said as she prepared for her trek to the halls of power on Capitol Hill.
“All of this thanks to your New York Post article.”
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, which is probing the ill effects of the health-care law, invited McLaughlin to testify about how she got hit by an ObamaCare “double whammy.”
First, the eye doctor was notified that she was losing the group health plan that covered her four-person office.
Then, she was dropped from the Empire BlueCross BlueShield network, so patients using that insurance plan would have to go elsewhere or pay out of pocket.
McLaughlin said she expects to lose 20 to 25 percent of her patients.
The letter from Empire didn’t specify why McLaughlin was being shut out even while she is listed as a preferred provider under other plans.
The insurance company wouldn’t comment.
Industry insiders say insurers are under pressure to offer cheaper rates for ObamaCare plans and are narrowing their networks of doctors to cut costs.
“I have a double-whammy: I lost my insurance; now my medical practice is going to be losing patients,” McLaughlin told The Post in a story published last month.”
Radiologist Milton R. Wolf on Obamacare lies.
From U-T San Diego December 11, 2013.
“There’s just no way around this: President Obama looked America in the eye and lied. The president was so hellbent on “fundamentally transforming” the country with his health care takeover that he intentionally deceived you — he lied — not once or twice, but over and over again.
In 2010, the year Obamacare was signed into law, I wrote “Obamacare’s Unkeepable Promises” in The Washington Times. These false promises were easily predictable and are finally now being exposed. It’s starts with nine words that are unmaking an American presidency.
“If you like your plan, you can keep it.” — Barack Obama, June 2010
Already, 5 million Americans have lost their health insurance plans directly because of the president’s law. By next year, as Obamacare starts tearing through employer-based insurance plans, that number will rise to between 50 million and 100 million Americans.
However, this was just one of Obama’s egregious Obamacare lies. The list goes on.
“If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period.” — Barack Obama, June 2010
How can you keep your doctor, though, if your doctor cannot keep his practice? As health insurance companies buckle under the weight of Obamacare, they are narrowing their provider networks in hopes of controlling costs. This, of course, means that your doctor may no longer be allowed to participate in your plan. Other doctors are dropping or limiting Medicare and Medicaid, and some are even dropping out of all private insurance as well. Still others are leaving the practice of medicine altogether. You won’t be able to keep them.”