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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Frank98 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:13 AM
Couldn't it be possible when (not if)US becomes a country governed by a dicKtator that said dicKtator would make it punishable for pharmacists/pharmacies to fill scripts written by doctors who opt to go into concierge care? Or even take away the rights of concierge drs to practice? I mean, this is what dicKtators do. We'll reap what we have sown. I won't be around to see it. But I weep for my grandchirrens/chilluns.

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,...