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While the roster of patients who carry an insurance card has grown by millions since 2012 many cannot access care due to high deductibles for outpatient services, high premiums, a lack of providers and overcrowded emergency rooms. The ACA which was supposed to make health care affordable and accessible has caused many patients to go to emergency rooms where they cannot be refused examination. The quality of care has decreased due to overcrowding, exhausted health care personell and has increase professional burnout and exits from the health system.
The insurance card patients carry may not be worth the ink and paper upon which it is printed. l The addition of EHR created enormous expense for providers. The incentives came out of your pockets.