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In today's medical college new polls show that many Americans are either upset all confused about the state of health care legislation the big surprise brand new Fox News poll shows a 54% of Americans would actually repeal obamacare they could -- Meanwhile a Kaiser Family Foundation poll.
But -- -- -- 42% up unaware of this Boris even in place.
Fox News health dot com managing editor doctor Manny Alvarez joining us now I guess it just -- much tells us what we yeah.
But the man everybody is confused yes I'm confused and I'm supposed to.
-- I'm supposed to.
Look at I think nothing has change I mean -- everybody is very aware of the 151000 pages of regulation.
Hospitals are not a figure out as a matter of fact that -- -- -- and hospitals and our hiring lobbyists.
And people that can interpret the law.
So that they can apply.
So you can only imagine what consumers feels like doctors feel the same thing so I think at the end of the day did -- nothing's changing people are very disappointing they don't understand it -- They get it I think -- -- -- -- come -- be shorter forms.
So maybe they're starting to understand that this thing is really bloody confusing and they have to do something.
Well they they understand a couple of things they understand that -- medical conditions maybe not I'm not going to be immediate problem and the understand that they're not gonna be getting questions.
In regards to their previous medical history.
Those questions have been replaced by questions by your finances.
So it's not about whether you know you know you have diabetes -- -- how much do you make what was the latest tax returns for a Q4 01 K that those kinds.
On the -- and people get confused when you start asking about money.
Someone in the health can actually.
-- Obama camp was the system badly broken and what what is the way to fix it it's not an -- -- to do is it it is and I mean you know you have multiple things you have litigation issues you have you know the medicine sometimes that is for profit.
You know we -- top heavy when it comes to procedures.
And on a lot of things that may not be necessary -- mean we have a lot of procedures you know from you know plastic surgery and I love my.
Brothers and sisters in the plastic surgery -- this whole Lotta stuff.
That is -- Preventative health care has not been the big ticket item in in in the past.
Off a lot of investment in technology you know this you know twenty brands of ultrasound machines you know multiple -- -- MRIs.
You know so there's a lot of competitiveness in the technical world which then.
Beef up the price because everything is procedure oriented and I get it -- mean something had to be done.
Bought this regulating -- from Washington -- -- have been a good ads and who could save any kind of money.
Quickly what is the hospital -- with doing right now to prepare.
Well basically what what what we're focusing on on which we'll call it on performance.
You know outcomes.
Would prefer looking at outcomes.
In other -- We are focusing in on returning patients back to the operating room -- mistakes like infections and catheters and things like that's a big thing and -- -- we know we're not gonna get reimbursed by operate on you when you get a complication.
Dan I'm not gonna.
That's good -- -- -- right well but unfortunately AJ and we had -- then you know they are outside of banks I mean I'm not the end of the day there is that have been so.
Things like that lived -- stayed -- sending people home.
I know what they're -- and those kinds of things that's what we gonna -- concentrating a lot and in doing.
Leaving you watch impatient Spotify -- demanded and got a sudden and stability appreciate it.
Immediately six hours have a baby that you have to go home but that's right -- that's -- -- -- at that.
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