“Facing a nationwide backlash, Democratic congressional candidates have a new message for voters: We know you don’t like ObamaCare, so we’ll fix it,” writes Dr. Hal Dr. Scherz in today’s Wall Street Journal.
Scherz is a pediatric urological surgeon at Georgia Urology and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and he serves on the faculty of Emory University Medical School. Dr. Scherz is also president and cofounder of Docs4PatientCare.
Fix the system that was forced through Congress without public approval?
This is a ploy to save the administration’s health care legislation from repeal. Dr. Scherz is worried that it could work:
“As a doctor I know something about unexpected recoveries, and this latest attempt to rescue ObamaCare from repeal needs to be taken seriously.
For Democrats who voted for ObamaCare, this tactic is an escape route, a chance to distance themselves from the president with a vague promise to fix health-care reform in the next Congress….
Because the issue this election is so stark-literally life and death for millions of Americans in the years ahead-we are this week posting a “Dear Patient” letter in our waiting rooms.
You should read the whole column, which includes chunks of the impressive letter the docs are sending to patients.