A few key take-home points:
Medicare is spiraling into bankruptcy, owing to both the demographics of America and the realities about health care.Politicians can pat themselves on the back for guaranteeing "coverage", but their dictates cannot guarantee that patients receive actual medical care. Coverage does not equal care.
An increasing proportion of doctors are already not accepting Medicare patients, and the primary reason is low payment for services.
There's an enormous difference between having insurance and achieving access to medical care.
Dr. Atlas also offers some partial reforms that can help in the interim while we continue the battle for free-market health care solutions.
(Read the full text of "Let's Be Honest -- Medicare is Insolvent And Doctors Soon Won't Accept It".)