“One physician voted twice for Barack Obama, and now feels the President has betrayed him –”
Seniors have already begun receiving notices that Medicare Advantage programs are dropping their doctors from their lists of providers, according to Dan Weber, a noted advocate for the elderly.
“The doctors they trust are no longer available to them as a direct result of Obamacare, which is dipping into Medicare funding to the tune of $717 billion in order to provide things like contraceptives and abortion pills in new healthcare plans created to comply with the Affordable Care Act,” Weber, who is president of the Association of Mature American Citizens, explained.
Connecticut’s Fairfield and Hartford County Medical Associations quickly filed a lawsuit and won a temporary injunction to stop UnitedHealthcare from dropping doctors. But, the insurer responded by saying it will continue to delist MDs from their rolls, claiming the injunction applies only to doctors who are members of the two associations. UnitedHealthcare, one of the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage insurers, and other coverage providers are being pressured by Obamacare provisions to offer broad coverage to the uninsured with less money….
Translation: Even seniors and the chronically ill can’t keep their doctors.