Skip to comments.Fourth Georgia hospital closes due to Obamacare payment cuts
Posted on 02/19/2014 8:46:04 AM PST by george76
The fourth Georgia hospital in two years is closing its doors due to severe financial difficulties caused by Obamacares payment cuts for emergency services.
The Lower Oconee Community Hospital is, for now, a critical access hospital in southeastern Georgia that holds 25 beds. The hospital is suffering from serious cash-flow problems, largely due to the areas 23 percent uninsured population, and hopes to reopen as some kind of urgent care center
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And the masters in the fedguv blame Georgia.
It’s only “fair” now that nobody has a hospital to go to.
You hear stories such as this, and you wonder, did Obama and Democrats think through all of the fallout from trying to control all of healthcare in this country? Maybe they like the chaos because then thEY can implement full single payer socialized medicine.
They will blame the “greedy” hospitals for not operating for free.
This has to be wrong. According to Crazy Carvey, Krazy Kathy, and Politico, there haven’t been any job losses due to Obozo Unaffordable Care.
Kathleen Sebelius: No job loss under Obamacare
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Kathleen Sebelius: No job loss under Obamacare By: Lindsay Kalter February 18, 2014 07:40 AM EST
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says there is absolutely no evidence that the Affordable Care Act will drive down employment, despite a report from the Congressional Budget Office released Feb. 4 predicting fewer people would be working.
There is absolutely no evidence, and every economist will tell you this, that there is any job-loss related to the Affordable Care Act, Sebelius told reporters in Orlando, Fla., on Monday. Part-time physicians are actually down since 2010, not up. The number of full-time workers continues to increase. I know thats a popular myth that continues to be repeated but it just is not accurate.
The CBO report said the health care law will cause Americans to cut their work hours, equating to 2 million fewer jobs in 2017
Marxism: 100 million deaths.....and counting.
Someone’s going to get audited for attributing a negative consequence to Obamacare!
gee what a surprise for those two, one born in Kenya and the other in Iran.
And they both hate America and Americans.
Can non-profit organizations set up missionary hospitials in the United States?
“Marxism: 100 million deaths.....and counting.”
Actually, if you roll in all of the other instances of Communism, National Socialism, Socialism and Fascism, the total number of deaths is probably 140 million. I don’t mean to appear to be nit-picking your number, but wanted to point out that these collectivist philosophies has killed more people than the boubonic plage did in the Dark Ages, which is estimated to be as high as the 100 million number you used.....
....and the Obama closure beat goes on.
This is the tip of the iceberg of problems created by perverse incentives. It’s gonna get much worse.
In the last two years, Georgia’s also seen the closure of Charlton Memorial Hospital in Folkston; Stewart-Webster Hospital in Richland; and Calhoun Memorial in Arlington. All were rural hospitals. Flint River Hospital in rural Montezuma, closed its emergency room in 2013.
I bet all those doctors , nurses, technicians and other support personell appreciate that Clown Prince nobama has saved them from the dreaded “job lock”. Now they can pursue their whims (such as poetry, zither tuning, clogging, earth worm farming or whatever suits their fancy). All Praise the Clown Prince!
Truthfully, probably a good thing! Seems that almost everyone that goes into a hospital catches some other disease and requires more treatment. Almost seems like they plan on it to get their monies worth!
Today, the worst disease locations are hospitals and they are fed by Doctors that are careless and incompetent.
If you want to live long and prosper then only visit Doctors when absolutely necessary and only go to the hospital when unconscious - no choice.
If you want to live long and prosper abide by these rules. Multiple family experiences tell me that this is true!
If you think doctors are incompetent and carless today, just wait until obamacare is fully operational. At that time, the only doctors for the peons will be the affirmative actions that won’t know a medical procedure from the man in the moon.