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ObamaCare and Dentistry
American Thinker, by Howard J. Warner

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 12/31/2013 10:06:23 AM

ObamaCare will change the American healthcare marketplace in unintended ways. It will have notable impact on the dental field, through mandated pedodontic coverage. Few people enjoy visiting the dentist; however, dental care may become more problematic. Within a few years, private dental care with a trusted and known practitioner may be limited. In the practice of medicine, a notable trend has been the movement of doctors toward employee status rather than owner/partner business practices. This relationship lessens the working hours that burden younger practitioner´s families and provides economic stability at a lower salary.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TheMom, 12/31/2013 11:40:52 AM     (No. 9674173)

So far about the only ´good´ thing coming from O´care is the non-advancement of fluoridation. But that´s probably just an oversight on their part.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 12/31/2013 12:14:17 PM     (No. 9674223)

My dentist retired a month ago. I wonder why.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 12/31/2013 1:13:53 PM     (No. 9674308)

Yup. i see dentists all the time standing on the street corners trolling for new customers, {especially ones that pay Medicaid reimbursement rates.} The better dentists are booked solid just in case Obama needs a refresher course.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: grampus, 12/31/2013 2:48:53 PM     (No. 9674417)

Does obamacare cover haircuts?

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