Obama-Romney Debate: Readers Pose Tough Questions

The first presidential debate of 2012 between Republican challenger Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama, scheduled for tomorrow night, allots a mere 15 minutes to the subject of healthcare.

Physicians and other healthcare professionals, more than anything, want the candidates to use that precious time to talk about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and healthcare reform in general, according a new Medscape survey. Readers were asked what they would like to ask both the presidential and vice presidential candidates during the upcoming debates. They did not mince any words."Is it better to have a flawed law on the books but actually have reform, or tear the whole thing up and start over?" said a Navy physician, who wanted an answer from both Romney and Obama.

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Source Medscape Medical News