Who’da thunk that deep-blue California, home of the Pet Rock, would be the scene of a full-blown rebellion against Obamacare?
According to the head of the California Medical Association, an estimated 70 percent of the state’s doctors are refusing to participate in the Obamacare insurance exchange.
CMA represents nearly two-fifths of the doctors in the state.
The major complaint is that, despite Obamacare’s jacking up of insurance rates for customers, doctors are being paid less and less.
San Diego ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Theodore Mazer told the Washington Examiner that in other states, doctors are paid $76 by Medicare for return office visits, but in uber-expensive California the rate is $24.
He added that in California, doctors get $160 for a tonsillectomy, a procedure that nets $500 to $700 in other states.
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