Critics of the Affordable Care Act say it is killing off private practices and will add tens of millions to newly created health insurance exchange – far more than the eight million the Obama administration estimates. By John Oncea, editor, Health IT Outcomes
I recently observed a telling scene at a medical clinic. A gentleman was checking in for an appointment, and the receptionist gave him a clipboard with the standard intake forms we’ve all filled out hundreds of times. The patient handed it back to the receptionist stating he’d filled it out before.