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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

charlietoo Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:21 AM
you may be in it but you do not understand The above iits completely true and in addition here are some more fact from someone who has had his nice 35 year old business destroyed by this government grab of medical records for purposes most people would not believe. By mandating electronic records they put many small businesses out of business causing the loss of several thousand jobs. And many good doctors are now keeping two sets of records one electronic for the feds and a paper set for their own use. It has also caused an increase in medical fees due the the cost of the software and training and the extra time needed to use the system. Its a typical government program designed to increase govt intrusion and loss of liberty

Here's more evidence that government "cures" are inevitably worse than the "diseases" they seek to wipe out. Buried in the trillion-dollar stimulus law of 2009 was an electronic medical records "incentive" program. Like most of President Obama's health care rules, this top-down electronic record-sharing scheme is a big fat bust.

Oversight is lax. Cronyism is rife. The job-killing and privacy-undermining consequences have only just begun.

The program was originally sold as a cost-saving measure. In theory, modernizing record-collection is a good idea, and many private health care providers have already made the change. But as with many government "incentive" programs,...