Independent voices from the TWT Communities
After 25 years of practicing medicine, Dr. Tamzin Rosenwasser packed in her dermatology practice in 2011, barely a year after the passage of President Obama's health care initiative. The timing wasn't coincidental.
San Jose State endured a few turbulent weeks after former coach Mike MacIntyre left for Colorado. It was nothing compared to how far the 24th-ranked Spartans had come in just a few years.
The NCAA has denied Purdue receiver Keith Smith a sixth year of eligibility after a knee injury prematurely ended his 2010 season.
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"We are ahead of the curve, but I hope everyone does what we do," Dr. Smith said. "The cost of care is going up as a direct reaction to Obamacare. The more expensive health care gets, the more people are going to flock to us."
His practice charges far less for surgical procedures than traditional hospitals -- he even posts his prices online -- by avoiding third-party payers, he said.