I don’t know if it’s related, but this was the first year that I had to wait an entire month to see my primary care doctor. Normally they schedule appointments within the week, at the most 2 weeks. The Doctor was running 50 minutes behind as well.
Obama, you created more patients, but did you create more doctors? Haha.
“A survey this year by The Physicians Foundation found that 81 percent of doctors describe themselves as either over-extended or at full capacity, and 44 percent said they planned to cut back on the number of patients they see, retire, work part-time or close their practice to new patients.”
Obamacare Impacts Primary Care Doctor Shortage
MIAMI (AP) — When Olivia Papa signed up for a new health plan last year, her insurance company assigned her to a primary care doctor. The relatively healthy 61-year-old didn’t try to see the doctor until last month, when she and her husband bot…