ObamaCare’s Threat to Private Practice

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Author(s) Scott Gottlieb
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date December 7, 2014
URL http://www.wsj.com/articles/scott-gottlieb-obamacares-threat-to-private-practice-1417990367
Quotes-start.png Local competition between providers, who vie to contract with health plans, is largely eliminated by these consolidated health systems. Since all health care is local, the lack of competition will soon make it much harder to implement a market-based alternative to ObamaCare. The resulting medical monopolies will make more regulation the most obvious solution to the inevitable cost and quality problems. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should not have been passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.