ObamaCare/Health Reform Law Blamed for Nursing Strikes - page 3

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Article claims that the new healthcare reform laws will increase workloads and make worse the shortage of primary care physicans. This in turn increases stresses on the nursing staff, which may lead to them going out on strike...... Read More


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    I do think that "Obama Care" will be bad for nursing. More people will have insurance, and more affordable insurance which is great BUT that means insurance companies are going to remburst more which means less ......which means nurses getting paid a lower salary, having much more patients and therefore not being able to supply proper care.
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    Quote from LongislandLPN
    I do think that "Obama Care" will be bad for nursing. More people will have insurance, and more affordable insurance which is great BUT that means insurance companies are going to remburst more which means less ......which means nurses getting paid a lower salary, having much more patients and therefore not being able to supply proper care.
    It seems it was already starting to become this way before Obama came into office though and you are right though it is getting worse. At least that is what I have noticed. Not sure around where anyone else is located.
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    those patients are already seeking care anyway. they're just coming in from the ED and leaving the hospital to eat the bill (and higher premiums for the rest of us).
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    I'm not sure what Obamacare does to nursing and couldn't make any sense of the article but the patients you think will be entering the market are ALREADY in it. They come in from the ED that HAS to take them and does. Then the hospital has to eat the loss and passes it on to patients WITH insurance and then the premiums go up. Not only this, but people come in usually in late stage development of problems rather than earlier which can be treated more economically or prevented.

    Seems only logical if they have access to preventative care it will reduce workloads and save costs, not increase them. Sheesh.
    herring_RN likes this.
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    It sounds a lot like a few persons are advocating sick people just stay home and die rather than inconvenience them by seeking treatment. How awful.
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