This HND story looks at an unintended consequence of Obamacare: People might be forced into taking ownership of their own health.
If all the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) kick in next year as planned, most folks will look back with fondness on what they had before. For one thing, insurance premiums will be going up--and not by a small amount either. Given the expected influx of new patients, against a backdrop of a supply of physicians that has not appreciably increased since the late 1990s, it will be more difficult to see a doctor.
Perhaps even the government will see the light and create a paradigm shift from a disease care to a true health care model. Stranger things have happened. Read the complete article.