President Obama’s former health policy adviser says the law is changing the nation’s health care system for the better, as more people are treated by a health care “team,” in their homes instead of in hospitals.
Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, an oncologist, helped to design the Affordable Care Act, and he defended it Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union with Candy Crowley.
“Look, that issue of how the physician-patient relationship is going to change, there’s no doubt it’s going to change…I think, actually, much for the better,” Emanuel said. “You’re going to have more of a team. You’re going to have nurse practitioners, you’re going to have physicians, you’re going to have pharmacists, you’re going to have nutritionists advising patients.
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