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Doctor’s ‘I will not comply’ Obamacare break-up letter getting incredible praise from her peers
BizPac Review ^ | February 2, 2014 | Joe Saunders

Posted on 02/02/2014 3:17:02 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

A Texas ophthalmologist and co-founder of AmericanDoctors4Truth tore down the curtain on Obamacare last week, describing President Obama’s “signature” legislative achievement for the con game of forced labor that it really is.

When she wrote to the Aetna insurance company canceling her participation in its offerings, Dr. Kristin Held of San Antonio was informed she is contractually bound to care for the company’s patients for another year — as though Obamacare not only re-configured the American health care system, it repealed the 13th Amendment at the same time.

In her letter dated Jan. 30, the long-time and vocal opponent of Obamacare wrote that the “law of the land” Obamacare is made up of “politically-expedient mandates, rewards, penalties, rules and regulations with which I cannot rationally or morally treat my patients and run a practice, much less interpret, implement or comply.”

In the letter, Held describes a strange form of care in which a doctor’s services are sold without the doctor’s knowledge or consent.

“So here we are,” Held wrote, “you are getting new business offering health insurance plans featuring my services without my consent under terms which are unacceptable to me …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 13thamendment; abortion; aetna; deathpanels; insurance; kristinheld; medicine; obamacare; physicians; sanantonio; texas; zerocare
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1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.

1 posted on 02/02/2014 3:17:02 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Finally, someone who tells the truth.

Now watch the IRS and other Obama thugs descend on this doctor and try to destroy her.

2 posted on 02/02/2014 3:18:59 PM PST by detective
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All


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3 posted on 02/02/2014 3:20:26 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: detective
Yes, the IRS political machine will tear him up and ruin his life.
Maybe even invent a reason to revoke his license to practice.
There are so many regulations I'm sure every Doctor is a criminal.
4 posted on 02/02/2014 3:23:09 PM PST by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

WEB PAGE

5 posted on 02/02/2014 3:25:21 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: DoughtyOne

btt


6 posted on 02/02/2014 3:25:56 PM PST by Dante3
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another to live for mine.


7 posted on 02/02/2014 3:27:25 PM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

"Relaaaxxxx, Doc! It's only a tax!"

8 posted on 02/02/2014 3:53:13 PM PST by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I want to buy this woman a nice dinner.


9 posted on 02/02/2014 3:53:40 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Follow the link to the text of the letter and read her blog. This woman is inspiring and I pray she’s not alone. This law needs to go down in flames with the Democrats wrapped around it’s neck.


10 posted on 02/02/2014 4:01:31 PM PST by athelass (Proud Mom of a Sailor & 2 Marines - Clinging to my Bible and my guns for dear life.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nice practice, you have. Be a shame is something were to happen to it.


11 posted on 02/02/2014 4:01:34 PM PST by matt04
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To: Dante3

:^)


12 posted on 02/02/2014 4:05:04 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
I want to buy this woman a nice dinner.

okay everyones comments are nice but no one has asked the most important question, what does Laz think!

13 posted on 02/02/2014 4:06:44 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: DoughtyOne

Isn’t it true that some of the most brilliant women are some of the most beautiful, too! Let’s see if the Leftists can tear her down like they do with all the Truth and the Good.

She is the opposite of a Hillary, Betty Friedan or Helen Thomas...LOL!!!! God does have a sense of humor, I am sure.


14 posted on 02/02/2014 4:09:17 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is really an extension of EMTLA. Now involuntary servitude is required on a non-urgent basis. And just think, if she makes any coding errors or doesn’t follow a regulation that she unknowingly hasn’t agreed to, she is guilty of fraud.
We really do have criminal government.


15 posted on 02/02/2014 4:13:50 PM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: Mastador1; Lazamataz

>>okay everyones comments are nice but no one has asked the most important question, what does Laz think!<<

In this context that question is a tautology.


17 posted on 02/02/2014 4:16:19 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: savagesusie

I think beauty goes along with a positive attitude. It seems to me women on the Left have such bad attitudes, and perhaps they do because of their self-image. I can’t answer for them.

As for Conservative women, I do believe they are more attractive. Perhaps it’s because they know Conservative men will appreciate them and defend them at the drop of a hat.

I agree that something is up there.

Perhaps the wages of sin are also homeliness and a scowl. You would think one verse could have addressed this in a book that size.

:^)


18 posted on 02/02/2014 4:17:53 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: savagesusie

I don’t care what she looks like. But if she’s a conservative woman, believe me, the leftist press is actually going to attack her for being good looking. However, being good looking may attract the attention of the right, so perhaps it will be a wash.

That said, I’m really thrilled that a doctor has had the guts to just go for it and challenge this whole monstrosity. I think the thing that could be definitive would be for doctors to oppose it. I don’t care if it’s because of patient care or because of the doctor’s income: oppose it.


19 posted on 02/02/2014 4:18:09 PM PST by livius
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To: detective
Sounds like we gots us a run away slave set the hounds loose "Now watch the IRS and other Obama thugs descend on this doctor and try to destroy her."
20 posted on 02/02/2014 4:27:53 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
  She wrote about being called a "provider" instead of a doctor. "Provider" just sounds impersonal. It must be the current communist lingo for doctor. A doctor is a special individual who sees a patient as a real person and I think that the government resents this sort of relationship because it interferes with the level of control that the government has over the individual. In a free country, a doctor will always be referred to as "doctor" or "physician." There's a very good tv show that's been popular for decades and it's not called "Provider Who."
21 posted on 02/02/2014 4:32:08 PM PST by Maurice Tift (Never wear anything that panics the cat. -- P.J. O'Rourke)
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To: DoughtyOne

Definitely not a Democrat


22 posted on 02/02/2014 4:33:46 PM PST by Sioux-san
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To: freedumb2003

:^)


23 posted on 02/02/2014 4:35:44 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: Sioux-san

I think we can take that to the bank.


24 posted on 02/02/2014 4:36:16 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: freedumb2003

I think you spelled that word wrong, I thought that in this context it was always “titology” with Laz.


25 posted on 02/02/2014 4:40:12 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Maurice Tift

A provider is any one who provides healthcare services. Doc Nurse Practioner, PA, counselors, psychologists, chiropractors, anyone who is actually provides services, either covered or uncovered by insurance.


26 posted on 02/02/2014 4:42:09 PM PST by Chickensoup (V)
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To: DoughtyOne; freedumb2003; 2ndDivisionVet; Lazamataz
My eyes! My eyes! I want an ophthalmologist!

Note that I didn't say I NEED an ophthalmologist.

27 posted on 02/02/2014 4:46:47 PM PST by Hardastarboard (The question of our age is whether a majority of Americans can and will vote us all into slavery.)
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To: Hardastarboard

Wants and needs come very close to merging if you time it right. LMAO


28 posted on 02/02/2014 4:51:05 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: Maurice Tift

“Provider” is a perfectly acceptable term in healthcare. I know this for a fact, because I happen to be married to one.(Nurse Practitioner)


29 posted on 02/02/2014 4:52:30 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: DoughtyOne

Agree, but really. Who knew the wages of sin were bad hair, horrible clothes and fashion victimhood? Also, conservative women respect themselves.


30 posted on 02/02/2014 4:53:02 PM PST by La Lydia
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31 posted on 02/02/2014 4:57:16 PM PST by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We need ObamaLaw.....everyone one needs free attorneys to defend themselves like rich people!


32 posted on 02/02/2014 4:57:35 PM PST by DainBramage
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To: La Lydia

Remember that one photo of the haggard Hillary in the Senate? Wow. Now that’s a bad hair, makeup..., well everything day.

Conservative women respect everyone, that deserves it.

Liberal women respect almost no one, even when they do deserve it.


33 posted on 02/02/2014 4:57:42 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: La Lydia

34 posted on 02/02/2014 5:01:39 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: KoRn

Yeah, “provider” is a nice fudge word that hospitals and insurers can use to dazzle the patients. I went to Medical School, NOT “Provider” school.


35 posted on 02/02/2014 5:02:50 PM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hope the doc is clean on her taxes cause she’s gonna get audited.


36 posted on 02/02/2014 5:06:38 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: DainBramage
We need ObamaLaw.....everyone one needs free attorneys to defend themselves like rich people!

Wouldn't Tort reform be easier/cheaper/more-effective?

37 posted on 02/02/2014 5:06:58 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: freedumb2003
Funny...She's an Opthamologist.

Gorgeous eyes.

38 posted on 02/02/2014 5:10:41 PM PST by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: DoughtyOne

Can’t see your picture, just a little question mark.


39 posted on 02/02/2014 5:13:14 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: grumpygresh

EMTLA is for hospitals only does not apply to physian offices


40 posted on 02/02/2014 5:14:37 PM PST by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: La Lydia
. . . . . . . . . . . . .

I can think of only one way to make Hillary look presidential for 2016. It involves Helen Thomas and a twist on the movie, "Weekend at Bernie's."

41 posted on 02/02/2014 5:16:05 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: DoughtyOne

OK, she’s hot (I had to say it)


42 posted on 02/02/2014 5:17:16 PM PST by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: La Lydia

Interesting. Perhaps it was loaded from a site that doesn’t allow hot linking. I appreciate the mention.

Shows up here fine.


43 posted on 02/02/2014 5:17:52 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: DoughtyOne

Eww. Please pass the eye bleach.


44 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:06 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: DoughtyOne

I opened it in a new tab and could see it. Ugh.


45 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:36 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: martin_fierro

Don’t know why martin, but the sight of that face makes me sick.


46 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:38 PM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: max americana

Yes, she is attractive. I am partial to my ophthalmologist though. Wow what a cutie.


47 posted on 02/02/2014 5:18:52 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: La Lydia

Okay... good.


48 posted on 02/02/2014 5:19:11 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: La Lydia

LOL


49 posted on 02/02/2014 5:19:33 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Amnesty is job NONE! It isn't even the leading issue with Hipanics.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; sheik yerbouty; nikos1121; Ravi; jesseam; cajungirl; theothercheek; Red Steel; ...
Kudos to Dr. Held for her courage in writing her letter to Aetna to inform them that she was voiding her contractual relationship with them because of unilateral changes in their agreement forced on Aetna by Obamacare.

I don't know the specifics of the changes, but it's a good bet that Aetna was going to unilaterally increase the number of their patients referred to her practice and/or reduce their reimbursements to her for her care, both of which are understandable reasons for her termination of the agreement.

50 posted on 02/02/2014 5:42:25 PM PST by justiceseeker93
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