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4 million new jobs from Dem Healthcare?

The Dems say their plan will create 4 million jobs. Aside from the governments 100+ new government entities that Obama is planning on creating to implement this bill there won't be any change. I think most of the newly covered people will be absorbed into the system and we won't be seeing the standards for Medical profession go down so it will take years to build the pool. That isn't mentioning the fact that just having more people in the system won't make people want to go into some kind of medical profession. Of course Obama will offer incentives that all Americans will pay for but from what I have seen so far it won't help much. Hasn't helped my child so far because we still make to much. We already have a shortage that we haven't been able to solve. All of a sudden we will find the magic wand? We need teachers and you have to be an RN to be a teacher so there is another problem. What are your thoughts?

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Asked by itsmesteph11 at 10:29 AM on Feb. 27, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Yep this is the good news If this health care is passed, A lot of paralegal and attorney jobs will be created to sort this mess out, kinda like what happened with HIPPA but this will be much worse.


    Answer by tyme4me2day at 10:36 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • There are years long waiting lists to get into nursing programs already. More scholarships and grants isn't going to change that. What's more ominous - I flipped past some talking head discussion this morning and there was some clueless idiot babbling on about all the jobs this bill would create, and her reasoning - it would shift a lot of inpatient care to outpatient and require more in-home healthcare workers. Um what? First off, even those cream of the crop insurance plans that they want to tax you extra for having don't have much coverage for home care. There's no way the bargain basement plans they want to put everyone on will ever cover it more extensively than the best BCBS plan (which already doesn't cover much). Secondly, shifting more inpatient to outpatient means LESS people working in hospitals and nursing homes.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 10:36 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • NotPanicking, where did you get your degree? How long have you been studying economics and health care? What makes you so smart?

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:59 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • What makes you so smart?

    Not playing your game, sweetie. If you want to prove anything I said wrong, feel free to post links to legitimate sources that say the opposite. It's not about me, or about your insecurities. If you've got it post it, if you don't, move along.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 11:01 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • NotPanicking, where did you get your degree? How long have you been studying economics and health care? What makes you so smart?

     Anon, if you have a problem with what she has said, why don't you prove her wrong with facts...


    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 11:26 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Anon, Books aren't everything. Lots of things in this lifetime don't take a degree to learn. It only takes common sense to know what Notpanicking said is true. Facts are the more coverage you want, the more you will have to pay. Even in Obamacare.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 11:44 AM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • I no longer have an iota of faith in the current administration.

    Nothing they've done so far has worked, unless you count the clunker crap.
    They are amateurs, and it shows.
    They continue to make fools of themselves.

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 1:22 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Ummm...who pays for those new gov jobs??? Your tax dollars do. And how is that? You will get taxed more (gas, food etc....)

    Answer by pvtjokerus at 2:16 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • The expanding of Medicaid alone will increase everyone's taxes. 50% of Medicaid costs are borne by the state, and MOST states currently have huge budget shortages. For poor states and/or low income states, a huge percentage of the current population will suddenly be eligible.

    Answer by mancosmomma at 2:35 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

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