Discussion in 'Pre-Podiatry Students' started by Sooperman, 09.22.12.
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Other than a medicare reimbursement issue, nobody really knows and any reply you receive will be biased based on personal political beliefs.
Then how am I supposed to form an opinion on health care reform?
Read the bill.
I read it and for physicians, it basically said that they will be compensated based on quality of care, not by number of patients. So that goes for podiatrists as well?
When the bill was passed I started thinking a lot about this issue as well. I have heard a couple different things from health care specialists and they all say something a little different as to how they think it will change their pay and practice. What I have come to reason with is the fact that after we are done with our residency programs (about 7-9 years from now) health care laws might be totally different. It has always been changing and will continue to.
When it comes down to it we need to do what we love. For us that would be PODIATRY!! Maybe health care pay will go down in the future. I don't want it to but if it does I still want to be an awesome pod.
Is this question coming up in a lot of interviews?
I have interviewed at DMU and Temple and this question hasn't popped up for me.
What kind of questions are you getting at Temple?
Check out my possible interview questions thread...it's on there.
I have several outlines of the entire bill given to me by an AAPS member (my older brother).
I would be happy to send it to you if you PM me. The outlines are side by side with the bill and placed in order for you to reference it. What the outlines do are summarize and point out the major flaws with the government take over of Health care.
PM me your email, and I'd be happy to forward it to you, friend!
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