Skip to comments.Under ObamaCare, Doctor's Visits Will Be Interrogations
Posted on 09/14/2013 8:22:57 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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Under ObamaCare, Doctor's Visits Will Be Interrogations
By BETSY MCCAUGHEY Posted 09/13/2013 06:18 PM ET
If you think the Obama health law is only for the uninsured and you won't be affected, you're in for a surprise next time you go to the doctor. Be prepared for questions unrelated to why you are seeking medical help questions that you don't want to answer.
Whether you're at the dermatologist or the cardiologist, you'll likely be asked: "Are you sexually active? If so, with one partner, multiple partners or same-sex partners?"
Doctors are being turned into government agents, pressured financially to ask questions they consider inappropriate and unnecessary, and to violate their Hippocratic Oath to keep patients' records confidential.
Going to the doctor can be embarrassing. But for your own good, you confide things to a doctor you wouldn't tell anyone else. What is happening here is different.
"This is nasty business," says Dr. Adam Budzikowski, a New York cardiologist, who called the sex question "insensitive, stupid, and very intrusive." He could not think of an occasion when a cardiologist would need such information.
Doctors and hospitals that don't comply with the federal government's electronic health records requirements forgo incentive payments now and face financial penalties from Medicare and Medicaid starting in 2015. The Department of Health and Human Services has already paid out over $12.7 billion in incentives to doctors and hospitals.
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Name, Number and Symptoms.
Hitler would feel right at home among the Gestapo/SS in this Regime and this Congress, wanna bet? Perhaps they will start putting your government number or data file number on your wrist?
Who are the 4 dopes standing around the king?
You got that right.
The latest bullshit from a government completely out of control.
medical care by NSA?
Just say no.
If NSA was smart they would have a Barber division. LOL
Yep. Nothing else, nothing else is necessary to treat. I go once a year for a physical. Healthy as a horse. Been 15+ years since I needed anything. I won’t be answering any other questions.
In John Le Carres books, the Master Spy, George Smiley is a Priest.
Tell me your confessions.
I assume, that with this, doctor-patient confidentiality is now a thing of the past. ‘Your’ doctor is now an agent of the Government. How soon before they do the same thing with other professionals, such as lawyers and accountants?
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
My mom was telling me about a cashier asking for her phone number and mom told her “you don’t need that” ... which is true, but it got her a couple of nasty looks from the cashier. When I have this happen, I find that saying “no thank you” is an extremely polite, kinda’ fun way to answer because it’s not what they expect. I usually get a very puzzled look, then the ‘no’ part sinks in and they proceed, but it doesn’t ruffle any feathers. I plan to use the same “no thank you “ to any intrusive questions at the doc’s office. It’s going to be like those 40-miles-inside-the-border DHS stops where folks keep repeating “am I being detained?” and “am I free to go?”. Eventually DHS gives up ... I suspect the docs will give up even faster and move to the next intrusive question.
My wife is a medical coder, so she’ll probably have code all this crap. Give long and detailed answers. Change your story on every visit. Learn to tell sea stories from any Navy vets you know. Make up fantastic stuff.
Help keep my wife working, America!
Already in the works....
The Eunuch Speaker Boehner
1-202-225-0600; press 1 for a staffer
Forward to everyone for comments regarding our loss of freedom!! Boner is too gutless to stop this destruction of our country. He should resign, IMO.
Those are the staff physicians at Holy Diversity Hospice & Family Planning Center - “Where Death is Our Culture!”
Note the only white guy is a ponytail type.
My wife is a medical coder, so shell probably have code all this crap.’’
An article here on FR some time back stated that the ‘codes’ for medical billing have already exceeded 140,000.
I hope your wife is a very fast reader!!
The rulers/Elitists in this Regime and in this RAT/RINO infested Congress will be immune, don’t ya know? Then again, who has compromised who to shut them up or gain their votes using what information gathered how?
(Simple.............WWW.DONTFUNDOBAMACARE.COM)!!! Sign & Endorse it ....TODAY!!!
It aunt like 007.
Those are “those nice young men in their clean white coats and they’re coming to take him away, ho ho.”
September 13, 2013: Worker for Minnesota ObamaCare 'exchange' releases private info in security breach. Employee at MNsure, Minnesota's new online health insurance exchange, accidentally distributed confidential information about more than 2,400 insurance agents.
July 8, 2013: IRS released thousands of Social Security numbers. Eight distinct privacy breaches, including the exposure of at least 2,319 Social Security numbers.
Went to the eye doc last week. Thought it strange when all I needed was a new glaucoma prescription and the doc insisted on doing an opti-rectomy. When I asked what is was he said it was to remove the connecting nerve between eyeball and rectum in order to help improve on my shitty outlook.
It’s a good thing Madison didn’t rule out government snooping in addition to searches and seizures. Otherwise the government would be in violation of the Fourth.
I called my boss and told him I had an eye problem. He said what was wrong? I told him I just couldn’t see going to work today.....
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
Just lie. You are not obligated to tell the truth when they ask you lifestyle questions, if you have firearms, etc.
Answer: "Hey, Doc; You hitting on me?"
At least the one I go to is sort of a 'prepper' type himself, and if he asks me if I have guns, it will be be because he is wondering if I have anything available for sale that he might want to buy.
Outstanding answer. I wonder how it would show up in the government's data base and if anything but complete compliance with these questions will be shared with the IRS and any other alphabet agencies used to subjugate any opposition to the alien occupiers of the formerly free USA?
Smart Doctors will make it seem like small talk.
Be aware that they are now reporting to the Gov.
Be polite be professional and tell them only what they need to know.
Just under four years ago, I got caught up in a quarantine for a disease it turns out I didn't have. The hospital made it very difficult to get out, even when it was established I had something else. The experience makes me wonder if I'd go to a hospital again if there's a quarantine situation that can be used to incarcerate people against their will.
I will be pleading the Fifth Amendment.
In the business, this is know as Humint.
The IRS has already demonstrated a willingness to leak confidential to help Democrats in elections. When the IRS has ALL of our medical and financial information, it will be leaked and Republicans will be afraid to show their face, let alone challenge a Democrat in an election. And with the help of the NSA, every website visited by a Republican will be public information. ObamaCare is NOT about healthcare-it’s all about political power and destruction of the two party system.
>>An article here on FR some time back stated that the codes for medical billing have already exceeded 140,000.
That’s typical statistical BS. A code is a combination of smaller codes. The total combinations exceed 140,000. When ICD-10 becomes the standard, that number will go up a couple orders of magnitude because each code will have more suffixes, but the actual number of smaller codes will only multiply (which is big, but not as big as the stories would lead you to believe).
The Department of Transportation has in the past and currently has filed federal criminal cases against aircraft pilots for false statements made on aeromedical applications.
Staying Legal: Illegal Witch Hunt
by Stephen P. Prentice
Created: April 14, 2010
Operation Safe Pilot: Fraud and deceit by the FAA-DOT and SSA
“First they came for the doctors and I did nothing because I wasn’t a doctor.....”
Making False statement to Government or Government agent:
18 USC § 1001 - Statements or entries generally
USC Title 18 Part I Chapter 47 § 1001
(2) makes any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or representation; or
(3) makes or uses any false writing or document knowing the same to contain any materially false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or entry;
I can see where in the future similar charges or penalties against patients will be filed by the government against those patients receiving Obamacare and who have made false statements in answer to questions.
Sorry, that's just the way it is.
Simply say: No conprendo. Or however it is spelled.
Do what I will do, refuse to answer any questions regarding anything that does not have to do with why you are there. If we all do that, they will realize the bill they passed is a joke.
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