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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Linda1357 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:14 AM
When your comfortable with the Federal Government and all it's parts knowing what your medical condition/treatment\t/prognosis is, then you can be complacent about EMR. Don't worry about getting that phone call telling you your cancer treatment is no longer cost effective or your BMI has triggered a mandatory insurance surcharge and corresponding reduction in your health benefits. The Nazi's collected all kinds of data to be used for 'state' purposes to improve the master race. Is this not where we're headed?

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,...