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    10/06/2012 1:27:53 PM PDT · by Snuph · 16 replies
    Big Government ^ | 6 Oct 2012 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    As part of its “benchmark” health care plan to satisfy ObamaCare’s requirement of the establishment of Essential Health Benefits (EHB’s) in each state, the state of New York has requested that annual doctor visit limits be substituted for lifetime and annual dollar limits in health care plans. ObamaCare is gradually setting up a two-class system of health care access in this country. Only the very wealthy will be able to obtain the types of treatments and access to health care that many Americans have enjoyed in the past. Everyone else…well, just take a check and wait in line.
  • Doctors Try to Avoid 'Doorknob Phenomenon'

    03/27/2005 2:40:56 PM PST · by anniegetyourgun · 112 replies · 2,883+ views
    Las Vegas Sun AP ^ | 3/27/05 | LINDSEY TANNER
    The four familiar words physicians always dread come when the office visit is ending, doctor's pen clipped back onto the white coat pocket and hand reaching for the door. "Oh, by the way," the patient says. What comes next could be as innocuous as a harmless freckle - or a bombshell. Doctors call it "the doorknob phenomenon." Doctors' rushed schedules and patients' natural reluctance to reveal frightening or embarrassing symptoms make those questions at the doorknob almost inevitable, but medical schools increasingly are teaching students how to avoid such situations. Dr. Rita Charon, who runs the narrative medicine program at...