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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Ddubya32 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:09 AM
lazy, unmotivated doctors and nurses who do not want to take the time to learn something new. Rest assured they will go the way of the blacksmith after the invention of the car. As for Michelle, I still love her and think she is great. Please find something real to attack Obama on next time though. He is a disgrace to our country and it is a stain on the history of this nation that the re-elected him. I pray to Go that we do not make the same mistake in 2016. Marco Rubio 2016 !

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,...