Amy Moses and her circle of self-employed small-business owners were supporters of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act. They bought policies on the newly created New York State exchange. But when they called doctors and hospitals in Manhattan to schedule appointments, they were dismayed to be turned away again and again with a common refrain: “We don’t take Obamacare,” the umbrella epithet for the hundreds of plans offered through the president’s signature health legislation.Supporters of Obamacare are always extolling about how the law has cut the number of uninsured. The problem is that the insurance is useless if you can't find a doctor:
But when she tried to visit her longtime doctor using the new plan, she found she could not.I seem to remember certain people noting that when reimbursement rates drop to be in line with Medicare, a lot of doctors are not going to accept such low payments:
Some of the problems may have been predictable.If only there were some kind of unbiased organization designed to study and report these issues.