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Obamacare's Medicaid Fraud
American Spectator ^ | 1/6/2014 | David Catron

Posted on 01/06/2014 6:22:55 PM PST by rootin tootin

A couple of weeks ago I visited my internist for the annual physical to which she subjects me in order to confirm that my various organs are still operating according to specifications. As she poked and prodded, I asked how her practice was going. This question elicited a resigned sigh and a brief but poignant discourse on the necessity of “firing” her Medicaid patients. Medicaid, the government program that ostensibly provides health coverage for the poor, imposes so much red tape and pays so parsimoniously that she simply cannot afford to treat these patients if she wishes to avoid bankruptcy.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0carenightmare; medicaid; medicaidexpansion; muslimpopulation; obamacare; obamacaremedicaid; percentmuslim

1 posted on 01/06/2014 6:22:55 PM PST by rootin tootin
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To: rootin tootin

The last paragraph: “The Democrat record regarding the underprivileged isn’t pretty. They defended slavery, enforced racial segregation, opposed women’s suffrage, and still chain low-income students to public schools that teach them virtually nothing. It shouldn’t be surprising, then, that the Democrats have created a health “reform” program that denies poor people access to decent medical care.”
You don’t say!


2 posted on 01/06/2014 6:33:34 PM PST by Fungi
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To: rootin tootin

It’s obvious to me.
Those 1%er docs just need to suck it up and treat Baraq’s peeps for free.


3 posted on 01/06/2014 6:36:26 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: rootin tootin

The poor get screwed. The Doctors get screwed. But the Democrat politicians are happy.


4 posted on 01/06/2014 6:39:51 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: rootin tootin

Bump


5 posted on 01/06/2014 6:59:33 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: rootin tootin
she simply cannot afford to treat these patients if she wishes to avoid bankruptcy

Another racist, no doubt. /s

6 posted on 01/06/2014 6:59:52 PM PST by randita
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To: Fungi

That is why I have my tagline!


7 posted on 01/06/2014 7:05:42 PM PST by Mark (Obama Care is now DEMOCRAT CARE)
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To: randita

Doctors need to get over their “holier-than-thou” attitude and treat everyone for free (and 24 hours a day). What makes them so special that they can live high on the backs of the sick? Are they racists who are trying to undermine FREE nobamacare?????? Enquiring minds want to know.


8 posted on 01/06/2014 7:12:03 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: blueunicorn6

“... But the Democrat politicians are happy.”

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Of course they are happy — this is the agenda — to put the private medical industry out of business with private insurance companies. These Marxists want the American population on its knees before the Dear Leader begging for universal health care ala socialist mecca.


9 posted on 01/06/2014 7:15:44 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: randita

“she simply cannot afford to treat these patients if she wishes to avoid bankruptcy”

Clearly the problem here is that this Doctor has the freedom to choose who to treat. Since the solution to distortions caused by government intervention is always more government intervention, it’s just a matter of time before our Dear Leader issues an executive order forbidding Doctors from dropping their Medicaid patients.


10 posted on 01/06/2014 7:16:00 PM PST by Junk Silver
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To: Junk Silver

“it’s just a matter of time before our Dear Leader issues an executive order forbidding Doctors from dropping their Medicaid patients.”

I think this will happen. Hussein will take control of who doctors must treat.


11 posted on 01/06/2014 7:21:37 PM PST by Marcella ((Prepping can save your life today. I am a Christian, not a Muslim.))
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To: Marcella

And, first indirectly, then directly he will limit their incomes.


12 posted on 01/06/2014 7:23:34 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: rootin tootin
“There’s a massive fallacy at the heart of Medicaid and therefore at the heart of Obamacare. It’s the idea that health insurance equals health care.”

Democrats are evil... the above statement is true - and proves they're evil...

13 posted on 01/06/2014 7:27:20 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: Marcella

I’ve thought that, too. He’ll just issue another *executive* order and deem this necessary. All the good docs will be out of here, soon.


14 posted on 01/06/2014 7:35:12 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: rootin tootin

I live in fear that my adult dtr neurologist will “lay her off” so to speak...she gets medicaid and needs his treatment every 3 months...I know he gets a rotten deal....sometimes, he won’t see my dtr until the state medicaid gets its act together and to try and call them and find out what’s wrong is an hours long wait....


15 posted on 01/06/2014 7:42:51 PM PST by cherry (.in the time of universal deceit, telling the truth is revolutionary.....)
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To: rootin tootin
“Patients on Medicare were 45% more likely to die before leaving the hospital than those with private insurance; the uninsured were 74% more likely; and Medicaid patients were 93% more likely.”

Author is (somewhat unskillfully) trying to make you draw an incorrect conclusion from this, that the Medicaid patients are given less competent or complete care in the hospital..

The correct conclusion is: The Medicaid patients died at a higher rate because they were sicker and poorer going in.

16 posted on 01/06/2014 7:44:19 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: steve86
Article - “Patients on Medicare were 45% more likely to die before leaving the hospital than those with private insurance; the uninsured were 74% more likely; and Medicaid patients were 93% more likely.”

steve86 - The correct conclusion is: The Medicaid patients died at a higher rate because they were sicker and poorer going in.

Makes sense to me, however, people will infer from those numbers whatever they are pre inclined to believe.

Figures don't lie but liars do figure.

17 posted on 01/06/2014 8:02:09 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: steve86

I sent that reply to you via private message - it was unintentional.


18 posted on 01/06/2014 8:03:18 PM PST by Graybeard58 (_.. ._. .. _. _._ __ ___ ._. . ___ ..._ ._ ._.. _ .. _. .)
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To: GOPJ

Yes. I once had an argument with a Socialist cousin where I pointed out that ANYONE could get medical CARE at an ER in this country. He then was upset that some would have to ‘wait for care’. I told him I wasn’t upset that some people might have to wait a while for FREE medical care. He was still incensed. Leftists were NEVER interested in the level of CARE a person received, they just want to have EVERYONE TAXED to provide all the ‘free care’. Democrats are such hypocritical pigs.


19 posted on 01/06/2014 8:09:01 PM PST by originalbuckeye (quality)
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To: rootin tootin

It gets worse than that:

What does this word mean?

Dhimmitude

The word “Dhimmitude” is found in the new health care bill; so what does it mean?

Thought this was interesting and worth passing on.

Obama used it in the health care bill.

Now isn’t this interesting? It is also included in the health care law.

Dhimmitude — I had never heard the word until now. I typed it into Google and started reading. Pretty interesting; It’s on page 107 of the healthcare bill. I looked this up on Google and yep, it exists... It is a REAL word.

Dhimmitude is the Muslim system of controlling non-Muslim populations conquered through jihad (Holy War). Specifically, it is the TAXING of non-Muslims in exchange for tolerating their presence AND as a coercive means of converting conquered remnants to Islam.

Obama Care allows the establishment of Dhimmitude and Sharia Muslim diktat in the United States . Muslims are specifically exempted from the government mandate to purchase insurance, and also from the penalty tax for being uninsured. Islam considers insurance to be ,”gambling”, “risk-taking”, and “usury” and is thus banned. Muslims are specifically granted exemption based on this.

How convenient. So I, as a Christian, will have crippling IRS liens placed against all of my assets, including real estate, cattle, and even accounts receivable, and will face hard prison time because I refuse to buy insurance or pay the penalty tax. Meanwhile, Louis Farrakhan will have no such penalty and will have 100% of his health insurance needs paid for by the de facto government insurance. Non-Muslims will be paying a tax to subsidize Muslims.

This is Dhimmitude.

I recommend sending this on to your contacts.

American citizens need to know about it —

snopes.com : Health Insurance Exemptions Apr 13, 2010 ...

Dhimmitude is the Muslim system of controlling non-muslim populations ...

The Obama Care bill is the establishment of Dhimmitude and Sharia ...

www.snopes.com/politics/medical/exemptions.asps/medical/exemptions.asp >


20 posted on 01/06/2014 8:09:45 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Mears

bfl


21 posted on 01/06/2014 8:15:52 PM PST by Mears
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To: Junk Silver

There will probably need to be an executive order prohibiting physicians from dying! We cannot allow people who have received so much education to drop dead like ordinary people, they must be required to stay alive and keep working until they are at least 125 years old.


22 posted on 01/06/2014 9:40:08 PM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: dalereed

Yeah, I looked on page 107 of the Obamacare bill and there it was....said no one ever. Sorry, Dale, but that email you quoted from is totally bogus.


23 posted on 01/06/2014 9:55:21 PM PST by Prince of Space (Be Breitbart, baby. LIFB.)
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To: dalereed

What Islam Isn’t
 
By Dr. Peter Hammond
FrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, April 21, 2008  
The following is adapted from Dr. Peter Hammond’s book: Slavery, Terrorism and Islam: The Historical Roots and Contemporary Threat:
Islam is not a religion nor is it a cult. It is a complete system.

Islam has religious, legal, political, economic and military components. The religious component is a beard for all the other components.

Islamization occurs when there are sufficient Muslims in a country to agitate for their so-called ‘religious rights.’

When politically correct and culturally diverse societies agree to ‘the reasonable’ Muslim demands for their ‘religious rights,’ they also get the other components under the table. Here’s how it works (percentages source CIA: The World Fact Book (2007)).

As long as the Muslim population remains around 1% of any given country they will be regarded as a peace-loving minority and not as a threat to anyone. In fact, they may be featured in articles and films, stereotyped for their colorful uniqueness:

United States — Muslim 1.0%
Australia — Muslim 1.5%
Canada — Muslim 1.9%
China — Muslim 1%-2%
Italy — Muslim 1.5%
Norway — Muslim 1.8%

At 2% and 3% they begin to proselytize from other ethnic minorities and disaffected groups with major recruiting from the jails and among street gangs:

Denmark — Muslim 2%
Germany — Muslim 3.7%
United Kingdom — Muslim 2.7%
Spain — Muslim 4%
Thailand — Muslim 4.6%

From 5% on they exercise an inordinate influence in proportion to their percentage of the population.

They will push for the introduction of halal (clean by Islamic standards) food, thereby securing food preparation jobs for Muslims. They will increase pressure on supermarket chains to feature it on their shelves — along with threats for failure to comply. ( United States ).

France — Muslim 8%
Philippines — Muslim 5%
Sweden — Muslim 5%
Switzerland — Muslim 4.3%
The Netherlands — Muslim 5.5%
Trinidad &Tobago — Muslim 5.8%

At this point, they will work to get the ruling government to allow them to rule themselves under Sharia, the Islamic Law. The ultimate goal of Islam is not to convert the world but to establish Sharia law over the entire world.

When Muslims reach 10% of the population, they will increase lawlessness as a means of complaint about their conditions ( Paris –car-burnings). Any non-Muslim action that offends Islam will result in uprisings and threats ( Amsterdam - Mohammed cartoons).

Guyana — Muslim 10%
India — Muslim 13.4%
Israel — Muslim 16%
Kenya — Muslim 10%
Russia — Muslim 10-15%

After reaching 20% expect hair-trigger rioting, jihad militia formations, sporadic killings and church and synagogue burning:

Ethiopia — Muslim 32.8%

At 40% you will find widespread massacres, chronic terror attacks and ongoing militia warfare:

Bosnia — Muslim 40%
Chad — Muslim 53.1%
Lebanon — Muslim 59.7%

From 60% you may expect unfettered persecution of non-believers and other religions, sporadic ethnic cleansing (genocide), use of Sharia Law as a weapon and Jizya, the tax placed on infidels:

Albania — Muslim 70%
Malaysia — Muslim 60.4%
Qatar — Muslim 77.5%
Sudan — Muslim 70%

After 80% expect State run ethnic cleansing and genocide:

Bangladesh — Muslim 83%
Egypt — Muslim 90%
Gaza — Muslim 98.7%
Indonesia — Muslim 86.1%
Iran — Muslim 98%
Iraq — Muslim 97%
Jordan — Muslim 92%
Morocco — Muslim 98.7%
Pakistan — Muslim 97%
Palestine — Muslim 99%
Syria — Muslim 90%
Tajikistan — Muslim 90%
Turkey — Muslim 99.8%
United Arab Emirates — Muslim 96%

100% will usher in the peace of ‘Dar-es-Salaam’ — the Islamic House of Peace — there’s supposed to be peace because everybody is a Muslim:

Afghanistan — Muslim 100%
Saudi Arabia — Muslim 100%
Somalia — Muslim 100%
Yemen — Muslim 99.9%

Of course, that’s not the case. To satisfy their blood lust, Muslims then start killing each other for a variety of reasons.
‘Before I was nine I had learned the basic canon of Arab life. It was me against my brother; me and my brother against our father; my family against my cousins and the clan; the clan against the tribe; and the tribe against the world and all of us against the infidel. – Leon Uris, ‘The Haj’
It is good to remember that in many, many countries, such as France, the Muslim populations are centered around ghettos based on their ethnicity. Muslims do not integrate into the community at large. Therefore, they exercise more power than their national average would indicate.


24 posted on 01/06/2014 11:47:19 PM PST by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: itsahoot

Place marker


25 posted on 01/06/2014 11:48:50 PM PST by kalee
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To: rootin tootin

If enough doctors decide to “fire” their Medicaid patients, no problem. The regime will just add a regulation requiring that in order to renew their licensing they must accept a certain percentage of them.


26 posted on 01/07/2014 12:24:41 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: dalereed

Bump!


27 posted on 01/07/2014 12:28:37 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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