Top Cancer Centers Off-Limits Under Obamacare
Some of America's best cancer hospitals are off-limits to many of the people now signing up for coverage under the nation's new health care program.Remember back in the runup to ObamaCare, where we were treated to sob story after sob story of people that were struck with disease and couldn't get health care as a result? And that ObamaCare was going to fix that so every American was insured? There you are. It's fixed.
Doctors and administrators say they're concerned. So are some state insurance regulators. An Associated Press survey found examples coast to coast.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is excluded by five out of eight insurers in Washington's insurance exchange. MD Anderson Cancer Center says it's in less than half of the plans in the Houston area. Memorial Sloan-Kettering is included by two of nine insurers in New York City and has out-of-network agreements with two more.
Like a dog going to the vet fixed, mind you.
And what's the response from the Obama Administration? The insurance companies are going to face more "scrutiny" in the coming year. You know, like the Corleone crime family gave "scrutiny" to businesses under their protection. "Dis is a nice insurance company youse gots heah. Be a real shame if something were to happen to it.
They have altered your health care. Pray they don't alter it further.
That is all.