May state legislative applications limit an Article V convention? Subject, yes; specific language, probably not
September 12, 2013
Medicaid notoriously underpays doctors, so Medicaid patients have trouble accessing them. When Medicaid eligibility expands, many newly eligible people drop “private” health plans to enroll. Continue reading
READ MORECTV of Canada reports: “Canadians with chronic conditions are frequent users of the health-care system, but a new report shows many experience considerable difficulty getting the medical treatment they need.” Continue reading
READ MORE“Elderly patients are being condemned to an early death by hospitals making secret use of “do not resuscitate” orders, an investigation has found” – Telegraph UK. Continue reading
READ MOREJournalist Gloria Galloway relates her exhausting search for a family doctor in Ottawa, Canada. Colorado also has a shortage of primary care docs. Will the woes of Canadian patients come to Colorado?
READ MOREThe Telegraph (UK) reminds us that single-payer “universal” health care is really universal misery: “A senior doctors’ leader has warned that the NHS is “creaking at the seams” as official figures showed almost a third more patients are waiting too long to be treated in hospital.”
READ MORE“Most of the “newly covered” [Medicaid] patients won’t be able to find doctors … willing to treat them. … Those “newly covered” people will also have to abandon some of their legal rights.”