Skip to comments.Florida doctor tells Obama health care supporters to go elsewhere
Posted on 04/02/2010 7:00:32 AM PDT by Mamzelle
MOUNT DORA A doctor who considers the national health-care overhaul to be bad medicine for the country posted a sign on his office door telling patients who voted for President Barack Obama to seek care "elsewhere." "I'm not turning anybody away that would be unethical," Dr. Jack Cassell, 56, a Mount Dora urologist and a registered Republican opposed to the health plan, told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday. "But if they read the sign and turn the other way, so be it." The sign reads: "If you voted for Obama
seek urologic care elsewhere. Changes to your healthcare begin right now, not in four years."
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“I’m not turning anybody away that would be unethical,” Dr. Jack Cassell, 56, a Mount Dora urologist and a registered Republican opposed to the health plan, told the Orlando Sentinel on Thursday.”
Moral of the story...don’t piss off the Urologist...
Who is John Galt?
Voting to steal from your neighbors and force them into involuntary servitude has consequences. Voting to silence criticism of the Obamessiah by shutting down talk radio and outright criminalization also has consequences.
“Dr. Jack Cassell, 56, “
He’s about to retire, and is seeking a bit of revenge, and a bit of fun too!
Great idea, except Obama has already pulled the doc’s taxes for audit.
There will be thousands more doctors tell the ghetto mooches the same thing, “we don’t accept Medicaid, go elsewhere”.
My wife works for a private practice for an OB/GYN doctor and starting next week he will no longer accept Medicare or Medicaid because he already takes a loss on it now and with at least 32 million more there’s no way he can survive.
“Moral of the story...dont piss off the Urologist...”
They can cause you REAL pain!!
Seeking employment? If you're a democRAT, socialist, marxist or other government lemming go somewhere else!
I for one will NOT hire any of these parasites!
I’d go to this doctor just for this reason. When a man loves honor and liberty more than life, I know I can trust him.
They can use my tax dollars to give Grayson and the other whiners a post-partum abortion. If they need an urologist theyre over the hill already and need one of those red or blue pills the president wants to prescribe.
piss on Obamacare lovers (if you have trouble doing this, seek another urologist)
Well,they're both Harvard types so I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
As for this doctor in FL...he's just begging for a lawsuit or some disciplinary action from the state licensing board.
I just figured it out. The Obama administration is like the nation's kidney stone. Hopefully it will pass quickly, but if it stays in too long it could kill us.
Obie and his legions are gonna crucify this guy.
It’s only a matter of time before physicians will be forced to accept Medicare and Medicaid.
It’s those programs that caused the increase in health care costs. Once the government got involved and mandated their reimbursement schedule things spiraled out of control.
Look at the two areas of medicine which the government hasn’t set the reimbursement rates: cosmetic surgery and lasik surgery. Costs have gone down in those areas.
So often “registered Republicans” in FL have let us down, but this doctor means business.
they'd have to prove he's denying care..he's not. I hope he stands up to whatever criticism he gets...we've layed down too long and voices have to be heard.
What you don’t understand is that literally MILLIONS of
Americans will jump over the cliff for Obama today if needed. These are dedicated socialists, and nothing stops them.
When they do that, look for lots of doctors to “retire”—or sit it out until we can accomplish a regime change.
You’re right. Physicians in their 50’s will retire. I personally know quite a few who plan to do that. They’re not just talking they are actively taking steps preparing to do just that.
I frequently suggest to those doctors who cannot retire—try to take a long sabbatical, maybe a year off while it all shakes out.
Coming soon from the media...Dr. Jack Cassell is:
1) racist in not accepting black folk
2) Greedy because he seeks profit rather than social responsibility in uplifting all of society
3) hypocritical for not upholding his oath
4) an unenlightened republican
5) uncaring in not spreading his talents evenly for the good of society
Given the thuggery of Hussein and the rest of the radical left, this guy is really showing some guts. Now if only we had some republican politicians who would do the SAME!!!
“As for this doctor in FL...he’s just begging for a lawsuit or some disciplinary action from the state licensing board.”
I agree with you that all types of retaliations will be attempted, but do you feel that they are justified? Do you believe that our forefathers intended for the law to limit free speech in this manner?
I, personally, have had it up to here with these whiners who want to jail or muzzle anyone that uses offensive language. But, the real kicker is the unelected, liberal judges that get to selectively decide just which speech is offensive. Their goal is nothing less than mind control and suppression of dissenting speech!
Speaking of Grayson, I bet he’s already considering a law requiring doctors to accept Medicare patients.
Very similar to what fascists do whenever they take over.
They dictate prices for goods and services,
then dictate that providers MUST provide at that price or face penalties.
I believe they’d actually have to find someone that was refused care based on their vote for 0bama.
I think it would have been far more effective to do what another doctor did, and announce that as of April 1, 2010, insurance will no longer be accepted: services will be paid for at the time of service, if a patient wants insurance reimbursement, it’s the patient’s responsibility to seek it (if you need help from our staff for codes, etc., that’s a separate charge of $50/hr, 1/2 hour minimum), and, overdue accounts will be referred to another provider, but will not longer be treated.
“I believe theyd actually have to find someone that was refused care based on their vote for 0bama.”
When we dismiss a patient, we tell them we will be available for emergency care for a period of 30 days, but that they should seek ongoing care elsewhere.
We also point out that in our area (as in most of the country) that there is a plethora of healthcare options and that if they are stupid to find an alternative doctor, we will provide them with a list.
There is some misinterpretation on this thread of what a private-practing doctor “must” do. We are not a public utility. This doctor is perfectly within his rights to refuse his services to anyone he chooses. The gray area comes in emergency care only, in which there is at least a moral obligation to provide initial rudimentary services.
That would make a great sign on a doctor’s office!!
My Internist in Asheville, NC. who see lots of medicare/medicade patients and is in an office alone, says last year he saw a total of 120 more patients and earned $8,000. less than the year before. Something’s got to give. He says he’s looking into going private.
My neighbor’s internist has a sign posted in his office: “We are no longer accepting any medicare or medicade patients.”
Sign posted in my gunshop reads: “Due to recent legislation out of Washington, D.C., anyone who voted for the current president will be charged a 10% fee to defray increased business costs.”
I had one customer get ugly when he read it, and he told me that it was not funny. I replied that it’s not supposed to be funny, since it’s not a joke.
In addition to the insulting reimbursements and onerous paperwork burden, our no-show rate for Medicaid patients approached 85%.
Not that the verb is (happily) in the past tense.
Medicaid = Obama voters = non-compliant lazy cheating dirtbags = filthy entitled drug seekers = disruptive to practice = high risk liability nightmares = little or no reimbursement
We'll cut some incredible deals for those willing to pay cash, just to save us the man-hours.
“Medicaid = Obama voters = non-compliant lazy cheating dirtbags = filthy entitled drug seekers = disruptive to practice = high risk liability nightmares = little or no reimbursement.”
Nailed it, Doctor.
Carter dictated prices of gas when he was in office. It led to rationing. You take the free market controls away and there has to be a way to control demand. In this case you will have to control supply by mandating that doctors accept medicare at a loss. What do they do when doctors quit and there aren’t enough new doctors to replace them?
Appropriate choice of words!
Polling on the local newspaper website is 85% IN FAVOR of the doctor’s actions.
We are all Sparticus, or is that Reagan...
We fight - but NOT with violence - which dems love to accuse us of - but with non-violent withdrawal of all support for anyone or anything liberal.
Many thanks to the good doctor...
He needs to be educated on the realities of the Canadian system. I had a friend diagnosed with a heart condition. It took them three months to get an appointment for a followup in-depth scan, requiring traveling from North Bay to Toronto for the exam (about 250 miles). It confirmed she needed a triple bypass. Because of its seriousness, she was placed on the "expedite" list. Even with that, she was scheduled for the surgery seven months later. She died within two months. Say what you will, stating their system is "underfunded" is a bad joke.