Skip to comments.HHS Says “Units” Over 70 Will Receive “Comfort Care” Instead Of Actual Neurological Care
Posted on 12/30/2011 7:31:33 AM PST by NYer
Those who have implied that the President’s health care law will establish “death panels,” have encountered excessive criticism. Yet, more and more information is being released identifying that rationing of care will in fact occur, and that it will be done by government bureaucracies.
For example, a phone call into The Mark Levin Show on WLS 890 from a Chicago neurosurgeon last month revealed that a Health and Human Services (HHS) document, associated with the Obama Administration’s federal health law, will inhibit patients over the age of 70 from receiving neurological care. Instead of receiving “advanced neurosurgical care,” “units,” (meaning patients), over 70 will receive care to make them “comfortable.” In order to provide the neurosurgical care, a physician would have to appeal to a “ethics committee” made up of administrators, not physicians, to determine if the services can be administered.
This document, not surprisingly, has not been presented to the public.
Listen to the call by clicking the link below:
Obamacare Rationing – A Phone Call From A Neurosurgeon
Bump for later.
Lets see when my mother was about 72 she got the most pernicious type of uterine cancer. She had a hysterectomy, chemo and was cured. At about 84 she got breast cancer, again, the type most likely to spread. She had a mastectomy and chemo and was cured. At 92 she broke her hip and it was replaced. Six weeks later she was walking without a walker or cane. Its hard for me to keep up with her when she shops and shes now 95.
Since I was a child she did exercises for an hour just after rising in the morning. Breakfast was on the table and lunches packed by the time I got up. I asked her once why she exercised so hard and she said, I dont want to depend on anybody when I get old. I want to stay active and productive until the day I die.
We just had a great Christmas. I cant tell you how grateful I am to have her still in my life. Are you telling me that if we go to Obamacare that everybodys parents will most likely die when the first treatable illness hits? What a tragedy for all the families who will unnecessarily lose their loved ones decades earlier than they would if we didnt have Obamacare.
A friend from England told me, If you have a serious problem, you pack off to the United States where it can be treated in the same day. Otherwise you flirt with death. So much for socialized medicine.
No setup, I heard the audio of the Levin program concerning this.
Levin stated that they had “checked out” the Dr. and he was legit.
Have no doubt it is as described.
The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) are saying it is false and the guy is probably not a neurological surgeon.
It is a hoax but the really sad thing is that with the Obama regime, it is so easily believable.
calling Dr. Krevorkian, calling Dr. krevorkian, please contact the neurological unit comfort section, a new requires your comforting now that he/she is age 70 years and 1 day
As I see it, the goal of obamacare is to drive all private medical insurance companies either out of business or regulating them to cover only what obamacare permits and NOTHING more. Of course if you have enough money and can find a doctor who is not forbidden to treat private patients you might be in luck, but I seriously doubt that.
Who, in 1960 would have willingly displayed their life over a universally accessible medium without any regard for even the modicum of privacy we considered 'decency'?
Yet the youth of today are programmed to do so, without even realizing what they have given up.
Why object to the State's invasion of privacy when you have given it up willingly?
And so many other issues..
Yep, she is.
Think about how much money they can save between medical care and social security benefits, but letting those over a certain age go without medical care for life-threatening conditions. I would not put it past the liberals to have a plan like this. Then they could tout how they were able to “save Social Security” (because so many elderly will be allowed to die).
Next stop: Aktion T4
But I thought it was the “Evil Republicans” who want to starve and kill Grandma (and Grandpa too)!
This is NOT the kind of stuff I like to hear right now (no pun intended) as I’m dealing with a possible inner ear/balance problem myself (have 5 appointments for various tests and doctors in early January). No neurologist referral as of yet, but that may change soon. I’m not looking forward to it - and I’m well aware what they do with sick people in places like Venezuela and Cuba and the former Soviet Union... I just can’t believe people are stupid enough to let our own US government’s Legislative Body get away with passing legislation as far away from the Constitutional Chains they are bound by as you can get - to interfere with people’s lives and health like that...
Sorry for the rant... This issue really drives me insane with worry and frustration!
WE knew this was coming.Wait until all of those kids who wanted this stand in the neonatal unit while they are tad that since ether first born is only a 23 week premie that they should just hold them until they pass....It will happen.In a lot of the world they don’t bother with anything prior to 24 weeks because it is too expensive.
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