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Will -- jump and Medicaid patients under obamacare spell real disaster new study finds more doctors are refusing patients who are on Medicaid.
What impact will that have.
Find your health care let's ask Fox News medical eighteen member doctor David somebody.
And the co host of the house call show -- thank you don't unit that -- -- love watching that thank you.
Tell us about this this is a real real problem in the United States.
About doctors who -- not taking Medicaid.
And the crisis that has now been created as a result of that -- Peter this is a very very sensitive topic and a very difficult want to do it this is a study that they have done.
Over 4000 and the 300 doctors there were interviewed and they said will you accept many kid on the current condition.
And they went from state to state and the state of New Jersey actually came the war's over 60% of the doctors refuse to take.
-- -- And on and on now also they looked at the -- care about 18% of the doctors are not gonna accept.
Ongoing Medicare patients 17% to -- -- -- private insurance is because they follow.
They reimbursements of the Medicare so we have a huge problem over here.
More -- -- discussion is that we've had has been about the insurance companies.
And the patience and nobody has really looked at the doctors what is their plans and how are they gonna go about this.
The truth is that over the past decade or so there reimbursements for both -- can -- has gone down.
While the cost of running the practices and hospitals.
Have gone up so now the doctors have to make a decision and that's the example of what you see about a third of these doctors.
Are just playing not go to -- Medicaid patient care.
-- is really affected by the -- ability or the unwillingness of the federal government to recognize the real cost the doctors face.
And as a result of that a lot of poor people will not get access to the health care that they need because there isn't that federal government recognition.
Of of those cost.
Well says you know I've had a lot of discussion as we go to doctors and I can tell you that everyone that I have talked to.
They care about their patients they want to reach -- and do what ever they can to make sure that they give the best care.
But there are limited because again that could -- reimbursements have gone down.
And maybe -- has become it.
Open ended blank check meaning that if Michigan go to the emergency room.
-- whole series of test the next day.
Can go through another test somewhere else so this is not sustainable and that's a really difficult than most doctors I personally trying to help them when you possibly can answer that -- there's a lot of thanks for filling we will have to come to -- -- solve this problem we do not so much of Sunday that -- thank you so we're treated to see I.
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