Obamacare Worsening Doctor Availability

Wait times already up


With two busy toddlers, the Zaragoza's haven't had a lot of time to think about the Affordable Care Act: they haven't had to.

"We have insurance and we have all of our doctors set up that we go to for different things," explained Melody Zaragoza.  But, even now, the North Texas mom knows getting an appointment with a primary care physician can be tough. "She [daughter] had a well check and we couldn't make the appointment, so I called the doctor's office to reschedule and it set us back two months."

For many the months-long wait times for appointments have become the norm and all this is before the ACA extends coverage to possibly millions more Americans.