Woman told to find new doctor...

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  1. Quantum Windbag
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    because the two mile round trip to hers is bad for the Earth.

    How long before Obamacare does this in the US?

    Surgery bans elderly patient over her carbon footprint - Telegraph
     
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    In a socialistic health plan this is bound to happen.
     
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    buckeye45_73 Lakhota's my *****

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    What I'm trying to figure out is how dumb do you have to be to support crap like this?
     
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    There are a lot of ways to 'fire' a troublesome patient. This has to be one of the most ceative I've heard of.
     
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    That's a good point. This may be exactly what that is.
     
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    Maybe, but the excuse is the problem. If doctors are actually allowed to decide who they treat based on carbon footprints how long before it becomes mandatory?
     
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    I drive 40 miles to go to the doctor.
     
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    Given that the lady in the article says as much, probably. Sounds like the folks at the practice are acting like dicks.

    But I agree with Sunshine, points for creativity.
     

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