Government Universal Health Care, from Ezekiel Emanuel

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    RealClearPolitics - The Attack On Doctors' Hippocratic Oath
    How many of you want the government to determine your "appropriate and cost effective" health care?
     
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    hmm I'll pass
     
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    Unfortunately, you might not be given the option to pass.

    Immie
     
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    Don't bet your bottom dollar on it.
    You may be forced into it.
     
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    If Obomba is allowed to continue I don't think we will have ANY options.
     
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    No, you are wrong, there will be an option... take it or suffer the consequences.

    Immie
     
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    Don't you mean,
    Take it and suffer the consequences?
     
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    How many of you watned the beancounters in the private insurance companies to interfere with you and your doctors' decisions about your health care?

    None of you right?

    Only that's exactly what's going on right now, too.

    This complaint about socialized medicines is entirely specious, folks, because what you fear from socialized medicine is ALREADY happening to you all with PRIVATE HC insurance, right now.
     
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    Personally, I am going to ask my doctor for a copy of my medical records. I would rather carry them around to different doctors than to trust the fingers of some fat assed sycophantic overpaid corrupt bureaucrat to enter my data correctly.

    And is it the government's right to confiscate and keep personal and confidential medical records. Until now at least doctor patient confidentiality has been sacrosanct.

    Where are all the Dimwit Dimocrats who railed against wire tapping of foreigners when the fucking government wants to control every American's most personal information???????
     
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    One difference... with Private Healthcare you get to pick the bean counters who make those decisions. In theory, this means that the bean counters have to compete for your business which would, in theory, mean that they have to be somewhat flexible and provide coverage for needed procedures or the company they work for goes down the tubes. In other words, if these bean counters won't cover my expenses, then I will go to another insurance company that will. Where as under Universal or National Healthcare, the bean counters collect their checks and take orders from the government and they don't have to provide you with Jack Shit.

    Personally, I would chose the bean counters that rely on my dollars rather than the ones that rely on the government's dollars.

    Immie
     
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