One of the criticisms of moving toward a single payer health care system is that it would drive healthcare practitioners out of business. Of course the assumption is that this would happen after the change was enacted. According to this WCAX new pice, the exodus has already began:
A large cardiology practice in the state is closing its doors and apparently, health care reform is to blame.
Champlain Valley Cardiovascular Associates has offices in South Burlington, Middlebury and Rutland. In a letter sent out to 28,000 patients the doctors say “changes in local and national health care policy have forced us to take this action.”