Obamacare Is All About Saving Money

964 WordsNov 18, 20154 Pages
The first thing to think about is the fact that health care accounts for approximately 8% 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, Obamacare is making things much more difficult for doctors, nurses and anyone that is part of the medical profession. It has done nothing but increase paperwork, which is the major priority, and costs have continued to rise. From what I have witnessed 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, by not spending it on patient care 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. Money is the priority and not patient care as government and insurance companies have a different agenda than health care providers. Should “for-profit” insurance companies exist, or should there be only “non-profit”
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