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to the Editor

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Dear Dr. Rothkopf,
I read the article by Dr. Stanley Askin (Winter Issue,

MCMS Physician 2017) and object to the hyperbole and

to the editor is meant to express your opinion

simplistic analysis of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and also

or point of view about an article you have read

than an MIT professor!" Some voted with emotion, believed

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the statement that the American electorate is "more intelligent
"fake news," were angry and thought only about their own

welfare. They may be quite disappointed in the election results,
although quite honestly, Dr. Askin and I will probably not
suffer personally.

I would suggest he further explore the experiences of many

others who are not as privileged as we physicians and do a bit
of research into the benefits and faults of the ACA.

Most of us, personally and through organized medicine,

oppose the ACA for good reason: there was no action on
medical liability reform. The mandates on our practices
continue to grow while our fees decline not just from

government intervention, but by the free-market rape of

physicians and patients by health insurance companies. My


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