A report at the link below says California lacks enough doctors to meet the demand of ObamaCare.
A protester held a sign in front of the Supreme Court building last June. The sign read: “ObamaCare is Awesome” - but is it?
One major obstacle is that there won't be enough doctors to see all the newly insured patients under Obamacare.
As the state moves to expand healthcare coverage to millions of Californians under President Obama's healthcare law, it faces a major obstacle: There aren't enough doctors to treat a crush of newly insured patients.
Some California lawmakers want to fill the gap by redefining who can provide healthcare.
They are working on proposals that would allow physician assistants to treat more patients and nurse practitioners to set up independent practices.
Pharmacists and optometrists could act as primary care providers, diagnosing and managing some chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and high-blood pressure.