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Forbes – Doctor Shortage? Let Idled Postal Workers Fill In!

13 Feb

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Rejoice, one of Obamacare’s great mysteries has been solved: Namely, the question of how we are going to provide free medical care to 30 million uninsured Americans as we simultaneously reduce doctors’ pay, transforming them from 80-hour-a-week independent professionals into 40-hour-a-week salaried employees of consolidated regional healthcare conglomerates.

Inspired by the firm belief that we are all equal, President Barack Obama has found the answer. Retrain postal workers to serve as primary health care providers. In a pilot program to begin once mail delivery is reduced to five days a week, postal workers will fill in for doctors and nurses every Saturday working from behind the same counters they’ve used to delight customers for generations.

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