Obamacare “Reforms” Signal Baby Bust
Obstetrics, as a medical specialty, has been rising on the endangered medical species charts. One might even say that the field of obstetrics is suffering from a political, late term abortion. There are several reasons for this. Chiefly among them is the usurious malpractice rates imposed on this category of physician. Malpractice insurance rates for obstetricians are more costly than malpractice rates for cardiothoracic surgeons. It is getting more and more difficult for an obstetrician to generate enough income to pay for his/her malpractice premiums. Now, there is a new aspirant for the executioner’s job on the firing squad.