BlueCross&BlueShield of Tennessee, who happens to be the good doctor's insurer, funded a study how Obamacare would affect access to healthcare state wide. Their analysis suggests that in 2014, 700,000 Tennesseans will become insured, many of whom are younger men eligible for Medicaid, and the rest will be able to purchase subsidized policies through state run exchanges.
There are consequences of this influx of insured patients on to the insurance rolls.
And they are not good ones, as the doctor goes on to explain.
We took a working system - not perfect but it worked for the majority - and made it worse for everyone.
"...children of Merlin, chasing a gleam. Children, too, of Eve, forever building Edens--and kicking them apart in berserk fury because somehow it isn't the same."
That Walter Miller was a pretty sharp cookie.