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Thanks ObamaER Visits Soar Under ObamaCare

Posted on the 06 May 2015 by Hughvw
Surprise, surprise...Backers of ObamaCare have said it would reduce the number of visits to emergency rooms, The Wall Street Journal notes, but in fact, a poll of ER doctors finds that number has been climbing. "Visits  are  going up despite the (Affordable Care Act), and in a lot of cases because of it," a spokesman for the American College of Emergency Physicians tells the Journal. The findings come from a March poll of 2,098 doctors, three-quarters of whom said they'd seen ER visits increase since January 2014. Last year, less than half of doctors polled noted an increase.

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