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Welcome to the End of
Doctor-Patient Confidentiality

American Thinker, by Dan Joppich

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Posted By:cjjeepercreeper, 7/3/2014 10:42:36 AM

When the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” passed, the end of doctor-patient confidentiality was predictable -- but we could not have expected it to happen this soon. ObamaCare, with the aid of hospitals, insurers, banks, and private data managers, is initiating a program to track store and credit card purchases to see if people are telling the truth about their lifestyle choices. Some troubling realities have been revealed in a recent Bloomberg article. First, the idea that the hospitals, at government direction, are doing it for our own good so it’s okay. It reminds me of Reagan’s most terrifying

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Scary stuff. I like the advice in the second to last paragraph.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Old TV Guy, 7/3/2014 10:47:21 AM     (No. 9909629)

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron´s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
C. S. Lewis


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Reply 2 - Posted by: plex, 7/3/2014 10:49:36 AM     (No. 9909633)

So we are to believe that our credit card information belongs to the government? What about those privacy agreements. Supermarkets often use discount cards and I don´t recall a privacy agreement.. However, I use my dead mother´s card so the government can happily track her supermarket shopping.

Cash is looking better.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WAN2, 7/3/2014 11:20:45 AM     (No. 9909674)

Too few give a rip. We ARE one big family, after all. With no secrets.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GoDeacs79, 7/3/2014 11:30:43 AM     (No. 9909690)

This is even more troubling after recent reports that healthcare workers face arrest for divulging how bad the situation with the illegal immigrant children is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Daisymay, 7/3/2014 11:47:44 AM     (No. 9909729)

I agree with #2. Cash is King! I guess we will have to use the Credit Card to book a Hotel or Plane ticket, but for grocery shopping, Restaurants and other recreational things we do, we can use cash!If your doctor asks if you have a gun in the house, lie and say no. The government already knows if you do because you have to register to buy a gun. Talk about living in a Brown Shirt Country! It has arrived!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: obviousity, 7/3/2014 12:00:02 PM     (No. 9909765)

Told my GP at my last visit that due to Obamacare he needed to brush-up on his veterinary diagnostic skills as I would no longer be speaking to him, asking or answering questions. He assured me that HIPPA protected me -- snort.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 7/3/2014 2:02:09 PM     (No. 9909909)

My recommendation is that you pay cash for your alcohol and tobacco purchases and anything else that may reflect negatively on your lifestyle choice algorithms (i.e. guns and ammo, ATV and motorcycles, extreme sports, etc.).

exactly what I thought before I read the article...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/3/2014 11:34:10 PM     (No. 9910404)

There is no Doctor-Patient Confidentiality or HIPPA when two fat women employed by my insurer go into my doctor´s office to look at my medical file and suggest I change my medication, or the insurer tells my doc to ask the level of my pain.

However, the Medicare and You booklet says we have the right to know who views our medical information.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 7/4/2014 2:32:22 AM     (No. 9910489)

Another thing to avoid is paying a doctor with your credit card. This is especially important if your doctor´s corporate name (and many of them are now) includes the diseases they treat, such as oncology (cancer) or psychiatry.

This will end up in your credit files, for any creditor or potential creditor to see.

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