The physicians skeptical about President Obama’s health care reform include Obama’s physician for the 22 years until he became president. “I’m not sure he really understands what we face in primary care,” Chicago internist David Scheiner told Forbes. He also was critical of Obama’s choice of former Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to be his secretary of Health and Human Services, because she once lobbied for the state’s trial lawyers. “He doesn’t see all the pain, it’s so tragic out here,” Scheiner said. “Obama’s wonderful, but on this one I’m not sure if he’s getting the right input.” Scheiner’s preference isn’t for a free market solution or for leaving the status quo alone but for “Medicare for all,” he said.
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