Obamahouse: Why Obamacare Matters!
Filed Under: Health & Science, Politics | Posted: 07/03/2012 at 1:26AM
Comments | Region: United States
Why Obamacare matters.
A recent poll has suggested that many want the opponents of Obamacare to move on. Perhaps many of the 92% of voters that are on a current health insurance policy think that Obamacare will not affect them. They may be very wrong and it has nothing to do with some not paying their fair share or the possibility that employers may drop their current employee health plans due to the change in the healthcare marketplace. Just one small example of the problems that can be caused by a mandate for healthcare coverage is the recent controversy surrounding the screening for prostate specific antigen (PSA) and the subsequent treatment that many men received unnecessarily. If healthcare insurers, ones that often have too cozy of cozy relationship with healthcare providers, the FDA, and apparently the Whitehouse, were to demand prostate removal after a positive PSA test as a condition of being insured by them, Obamacare, Obamacation, Obamanation may be playing "Chicago", a slaughterhouse game in The New Machiavelli by H.G. Wells, with Chicago-based politics. And the list of possibilities goes on, of course.
The fight is clearly not over, regardless of Republican political progress. Democracy matters. The majority have been against Obamacare since the beginning!