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Now, I know that we are all intelligent folks here at TW, able to read and comprehend.  Our conservative or Republican friends, or however you wish to describe them, do not think we are capable of such actions.  That is the only conclusion I can come to when I read something like this:

Obamacare Is a ‘Haves and Have Nots’ Health System

“Oh noes!”, says I when I read this headline.   Well we know where we’re gonna end up, now don’t we?  Yep, we’re the have nots.  Except though, it is, in my opinion, a falsehood.  Although this is a Yahoo Finance article, it is taken from on online publication called “The Fiscal Times”.  It is obvious when you read it that it’s got a Republican or righish tilt.  The author is Jacqueline Leo and when you read about her you can more or less confirm the right wingedness.  As an example to prove her thesis Ms. Leo tells us an ancedote about an incident when she was in her salad days.

My first boss was a millionaire. I was one of his three secretaries, making a pittance and attending college at night. One night I fell leaving the subway while rushing to class. I didn’t think much of it until my boss noticed I was limping a little. He insisted that I see his orthopedic specialist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York — one of the most elite institutions of its kind.

The doctor fixed my hip, and my corporate insurance covered the cost. Over the years, as I worked for different companies and built my career, I passed on my top docs to people who worked with me. There was never a question about lower-paid employees affording a top doctor for a sick child or an elderly parent — or themselves.

She goes through a few statements made by Ezekiel Emmanuel about how “corporate insurance” and a one size fits all concept of healthcare will disappear under the A.C.A. and basically says the plans on the Obamacare Exchanges will not let you go to the “good” hospitals or restrict your choice of doctors.

Even now, as the bulging baby boom moves from private insurance to Medicare, more than 150 million Americans have employer-provided health insurance, not all of which, of course, is as generous as a Cadillac plan. Nevertheless, the unintended consequence of this move away from a “one-size fits all” corporate plan institutionalizes a health care system of “haves and have nots.” Why? If you have insurance through Obamacare, your odds of being accepted by one of the nation’s top hospitals or having access to top doctors is seriously diminished.

She goes on to cite Watchdog dot org (not linking to it) and states that Watchdog:

investigated how many of the nation’s top hospitals were opting out of Obamacare. They used the U.S. News and World Report list of best hospitals for 2013-14. “Americans who sign up for Obamacare will be getting a big surprise if they expect to access premium health care that may have been previously covered under their personal policies. Most of the top hospitals will accept insurance from just one or two companies operating under Obamacare,”

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