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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Maria46 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 11:19 PM
I thought Torr's comment was a suggestion that in order to be considered "worthy" of receiving care, one's politcal spending may be scrutinized.

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,...