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  • Government Seeking Inclusion of ‘Social and Behavioral’ Data in Health Records [more spying]

    09/14/2013 5:55:21 AM PDT · by upchuck · 25 replies
    freebeacon ^ | 9.13.2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) wants to require health care providers to include “social and behavioral” data in Electronic Health Records (EHR) and to link patient’s records to public health departments, it was announced last week. Health care experts say the proposal raises additional privacy concerns over Americans’ personal health information, on top of worries that the Obamacare “data hub” could lead to abuse by bureaucrats and identify theft.The CMS currently covers 100 million people through Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Hospital Insurance Program and is tasked with running Obamacare.According to a solicitation posted by the Department...
  • Under ObamaCare, Doctor's Visits Will Be Interrogations

    09/14/2013 8:22:57 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 66 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | Betsy Mccaughey
    IBD Editorials Viewpoint 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,...