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Doctor Speaks Out Against Feds
Silencing Medical Staff on Border

Breitbart TV, by Kirstin Tate

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Posted By:mitzi, 7/6/2014 12:58:27 PM

HOUSTON, Texas--Early in July it was revealed that doctors and nurses were allegedly threatened with arrest if they disclosed any information about the diseases discovered in federal housing facilities for illegal immigrants. Many on the left have claimed that by speaking out about their work at the facilities, medical personnel would be violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), which "protects the privacy of individually identifiable health information." But Dr. Elizabeth Lee Vliet--an experienced physician and nationally recognized speaker--told Breitbart Texas that under the law nurses and doctors are free to speak out. "It is not a violation

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They should all just speak out ... let the chips fall ...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 7/6/2014 1:34:05 PM     (No. 9912912)

Is there nothing that Obama can do that would rile the MSM? How many secrets, scandals and threats can there be? Do journalists believe in nothing other than hating the GOP? I still remember the American Library Association with their little posters at all libraries, warning patrons that their library records were not private under President Bush.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/6/2014 1:38:51 PM     (No. 9912918)

It´s about time someone used the words, "public health" when they talk about this problem. I believe it is the first time I´ve heard someone mention the country´s public health when they talk about the invasion.

What is happening to our country?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rochow, 7/6/2014 1:44:25 PM     (No. 9912925)

Yes, but all out records can be checked out, just not the illegals. And of course, nothing, but nothing can be known about the first undocumented person occasionally stopping into the Oval, aka, the first clown amateur.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 7/6/2014 1:46:34 PM     (No. 9912926)

obama should be impeached and jailed.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 7/6/2014 2:32:13 PM     (No. 9912968)

And if they were arrested what would the charged with? It´s too bad the governors in the effected states didn´t try to resist by mobilizing the state police to stop the invasion

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Libertygal, 7/6/2014 4:18:32 PM     (No. 9913067)

It is only a violation of HIPAA when they give out identifying information. Patient information, such as race, disease statistics, and conditions, are shared daily, worldwide. If this were truly a violation, our own government would be guilty, hundreds of thousands of times per day, of violations.

This is simply terror tactics being used against healthcare workers and those ignorant of the actual use and meaning of HIPAA, because the last thing a healthcare worker wants to be accused of is a violation if that law. It ruins their career.

Anyone that simply reads the law can understand no violations are taking place by naming diseases, as long as you don´t name people.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 7/6/2014 7:13:38 PM     (No. 9913207)

#6 is correct.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: OhMy, 7/6/2014 7:38:09 PM     (No. 9913222)

There is no violation of HIPAA, Obama just wants to suppress news of his humanitarian crisis. If he is so worried about disclosing medical information then stop Obamacare and putting all the information on computer databases. Obamacare is a hacker dream come true. Likewise there should be lots of photos of the miserable conditions in these camps. People respond to photos more than reports. I would advise the normally charitable churchgoing american people to sit on their hands and not scramble to fix this humanitarian disaster. It is much easier to set a forrest fire than to put it out. Obama is like a firebug setting fires all over and then he will condemn others for the fires because they didn´t put them all out. The Alinsky spin will be: Obama is the charitable one who cares about hispanics and the american public is racist, and cruel for not helping the needy. As Our Lord said of the pharisees.. They tire up burdens impossible to bear but do not move a finger to help. Mt 23:4

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/6/2014 8:22:09 PM     (No. 9913251)

Now we are talking about chicken pox, MERSA and staph, plus TB and scabies.

What about public safety ?

Notice none of them are talking about vaccinations, but already bussing them across the country ?

If you are illegal, you don´t have HIPPA rights and technically no rights, but that never stopped Zippy.

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