ObamaCare will Shut Rural Hospitals Down

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Michigan Congressman and surgeon, Dr. Dan Benishek, says hospital administrators and board members have been telling him that they will have to close their doors because of the $716 billion in cuts President Obama will impose on increases in Medicare reimbursement as a result of Obamacare.

While that burden will apply to all hospitals, if a hospital closes in an urban area, other hospitals are still available. In the case of rural hospitals, only one hospital may serve an area covering hundreds of miles. Just recently, a rural Michigan hospital went bankrupt because of Medicare.

“I was on the board of a hospital for years, and I know that these little hospitals operate on a razor-thin profit margin. Cutting Medicare is just not good medicine for America because they are not going to be able to provide the services that they have been providing. It will make it very difficult for people to have access to care,” Benishek adds.

Read more on Newsmax.com: Obamacare Will Shut Rural Hospitals 

Catholic and other religious hospitals also face concerns. As the realities of the strict anti-religious qualities of Obamacare dawns on the population, and as the government cracks down on religious organizations, forcing them to decide between their conscience or their livelihood it will likely result in the end of religious-based healthcare, depriving millions.

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Claire is an editor of the YoungPatriots website. A 20-something mom, her main concern is how the decisions made in government today will affect the lives of her children when they're her age. She believes passionately in a limited government, a charitable church and a peaceful personal life. In necessariis unitas, in dubiis libertas, in omnibus caritas.
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