Page 1 of 7 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 69

Thread: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public heal

  1. #1
    Sage
    jackalope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Last Seen
    08-08-14 @ 01:54 PM
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    6,494

    A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public heal

    A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public health care option.

    A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) study published in Monday's New England Journal of Medicine shows that 63 percent of physicians support a health reform proposal that includes both a public option and traditional private insurance. If the additional 10 percent of doctors who support an entirely public health system are included, then approximately three out of four physicians nationwide support inclusion of a public option. Only 27 percent support a private-only reform that would provide subsidies for low-income individuals to purchase private insurance.

    more ...

    Majority Of Doctors Back Public Option: New England Journal Of Medicine Study
    This doesn't surprise me at all. So, the majority of the public wants a public option, the majority of doctors want a public option, but the right and the insurance industry doesn't?

    Why are we listening to them again?

  2. #2
    Global Moderator
    The Hammer of Chaos
    Goshin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Dixie
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 11:22 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    44,159

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Given how much I hear doctors complaining about what a pain dealing with Medicare is, I find the conclusions of this "study" highly dubious.

    Fiddling While Rome Burns
    ISIS: Carthago Delenda Est
    "I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."

  3. #3
    Sage
    jackalope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Last Seen
    08-08-14 @ 01:54 PM
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    6,494

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Given how much I hear doctors complaining about what a pain dealing with Medicare is, I find the conclusions of this "study" highly dubious.
    I would imagine a New England Journal of Medicine study is serious.


    edit: sorry, published in the NEJM. It's a Robert Woods Johnson Foundation survey.
    Last edited by jackalope; 09-14-09 at 10:44 PM.

  4. #4
    Global Moderator
    The Hammer of Chaos
    Goshin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Dixie
    Last Seen
    Yesterday @ 11:22 PM
    Gender
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    44,159

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by jackalope View Post
    I would imagine a New England Journal of Medicine study is serious.


    edit: sorry, published in the NEJM. It's a Robert Woods Johnson Foundation survey.

    Meh. You never know what studies or polls to take seriously anymore. As Churchill said, "There are lies; damned lies; and then there are statistics." I'd have to research the RWJF and their origins and publications to see what sort of bias they have; then I'd have to dig into the study itself and look at the methodology and raw data, before I could know whether to take it seriously or not.

    So instead, in the spirit of the shallow hyperpartisanship that seems to have infested DP lately, I figured I'd just denigrate it with an anecdotal opinion and move on.

    Fiddling While Rome Burns
    ISIS: Carthago Delenda Est
    "I used to roll the dice; see the fear in my enemies' eyes... listen as the crowd would sing, 'now the old king is dead, Long Live the King.'.."

  5. #5
    Sage
    jackalope's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Last Seen
    08-08-14 @ 01:54 PM
    Lean
    Liberal
    Posts
    6,494

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    harumph ....

  6. #6
    Tavern Bartender
    Pussy Grabbin' Beaver
    Middleground's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Location
    Canada's Capital
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:44 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    22,455
    Blog Entries
    1

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Given how much I hear doctors complaining about what a pain dealing with Medicare is, I find the conclusions of this "study" highly dubious.
    Yeah, because dealing with insurance companies is such a piece of cake.

    Do you know that 30-40% of your current insured healthcare cost is administrative???
    No men are anywhere, and Im allowed to go in, because Im the owner of the pageant and therefore Im inspecting it, Trump said... Is everyone OK? You know, theyre standing there with no clothes. Is everybody OK? And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.

  7. #7
    Professor
    Cassandra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Maine
    Last Seen
    11-02-17 @ 02:39 AM
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    1,319

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Given how much I hear doctors complaining about what a pain dealing with Medicare is, I find the conclusions of this "study" highly dubious.
    Cause you are located in Dixie, I should think. Our Machais hospital is begging Medicare to take them back.

    Oh well, why did we have that war, anyway?

  8. #8
    Sage
    Taylor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    US
    Last Seen
    Today @ 11:21 AM
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    6,170

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    I bet they hope it covers illegal aliens as well. That way they can actually get paid for their work.

  9. #9
    Global Moderator
    I'm a Jedi Master, Yo

    CaptainCourtesy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Last Seen
    Today @ 08:10 AM
    Gender
    Lean
    Undisclosed
    Posts
    152,711

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Given how much I hear doctors complaining about what a pain dealing with Medicare is, I find the conclusions of this "study" highly dubious.
    Most doctors in my area refuse to accept most private insurance, the issues with them are so bad. They even prefer Medicare over them. As does my practice.
    "Never fear. Him is here" - Captain Chaos (Dom DeLuise), Cannonball Run

    ====||:-D

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    This is what I hate about politics the most, it turns people in snobbish egotistical self righteous dicks who allow their political beliefs, partisan attitudes, and 'us vs. them' mentality, to force them to deny reality.

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    You can't paint everone with the same brush.......It does not work tht way.


    Quote Originally Posted by Wessexman View Post
    See with you around Captain we don't even have to make arguments, as you already know everything .
    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Had you been born elsewhere or at a different time you may very well have chosen a different belief system.
    Quote Originally Posted by ernst barkmann View Post
    It a person has faith they dont need to convince another of it, and when a non believer is not interested in listening to the word of the lord, " you shake the dust from your sandels and move on"

  10. #10
    Banned
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Last Seen
    11-23-11 @ 10:06 PM
    Lean
    Independent
    Posts
    3,827

    Re: A new study finds that a majority of physicians support the creation of a public

    Quote Originally Posted by jackalope View Post
    This doesn't surprise me at all. So, the majority of the public wants a public option, the majority of doctors want a public option, but the right and the insurance industry doesn't?

    Why are we listening to them again?
    More Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette

Page 1 of 7 123 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •