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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Hsieh: 5 Ways To Protect Yourself Against Obamacare

Paul Hsieh, writing for Forbes, advises:
ObamaCare will worsen the current physician shortage. The law will also drive physicians to become hospital employees or to join large Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), where their treatment decisions will be monitored with mandatory electronic medical records. Government and private insurers will increasingly link payments to adherence to “comparative effectiveness” practice guidelines. Physicians will face significant conflicts-of-interest when their patients might benefit from treatments outside the guidelines, but the physician risks nonpayment (or losing his ACO contract) as a result.
So how can ordinary Americans best protect themselves under ObamaCare? Here are 5 practical recommendations...

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