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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Mike2065 Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 1:23 PM
5. The big winners were doctors, unions and big New York City Hospitals called, "Centers of Clinical Excellence"! By the way the same phrase appears in Obamacare!

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,...