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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Jason95 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 9:41 AM
of course it is a scam, but all those people who got those real cool looking phones for voting Obama! Some of those actually work and weren't empty boxes for a photo-op, eh, okay maybe a few of them, right? Has Baracka Claus given the Hurricane Sandy victims their free phones yet?! I'm sure he can fit down the chimney's after all he is not Michael Moore(on) he's still pretty slim! hee hee

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,...