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Obama's Electronic Medical Records Scam

Up2news Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 12:33 PM
Maybe we should ask you your thoughts on Obama giving the Muslim Brotherhood leader of Egypt F 16's and other war weapons. Just a tad two-faced when he says he backs Israel.

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,...