All Ponzi schemes are unstable and doomed to fail. Medicare and Social “Security” will be no different.
The yearly postponement of SGR cuts was a bribefest held to tease and extort corporate health cronies and physicians. The “doc fix” was not an exception: just look at all the “stakeholders” acknowledged in its 263 pages.
The purpose of the SGR was to delay the bankruptcy and end of Medicare. The doc fix will hasten it.
Central to the progressive goal of controlling the practice of medicine — and to the success of the [Un]affordable Care Act (UCA) — is the need to push physicians into employment contracts with hospitals. As hospital employees, doctors are easier to control, and less able to act as uncompromising advocates for their patients.
Fear leads many doctors to succumb to “offers” of hospital employment they would otherwise not entertain. The threat of massive SGR cuts was a great fear generator.
Read entire article via The ‘Doc Fix’ and the end of Medicare – The Highland County Press – Hillsboro, Ohio.