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Doctor Shortage Likely to Worsen With Health Law

JULY 30, 2012

“ In the Inland Empire, an economically depressed region in Southern California, President Obama’s health care law is expected to extend insurance coverage to more than 300,000 people by 2014. But coverage will not necessarily translate into care: Local health experts doubt there will be enough doctors to meet the area’s needs. There are not enough now.

Other places around the country, including the Mississippi Delta, Detroit and suburban Phoenix, face similar problems.”  (New York Times)

Everybody needs it and there’s money to be made by providing it. Why on Earth would there be any difficulty at all finding it?

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