Deep within the Stimulus was $1.1 billion to set up the framework for Obamacare using the Coordinating Council on Comparative Effectiveness Research. It will use a complete lives system such as the one promoted by Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel (Rahm Emanuel’s extremist physician brother) or some version thereof. For those unfamiliar with the complete lives system, click here for a good summation.
Basically, if you are very young (under 10, definitely for those under 2) or very old (over 55), you will receive less and less care under this model. The goal is to separate the doctors from the patients emotionally so doctors will be able to ignore their Hippocratic Oath.
Dr. Elaina George* told BigGovernment the following last year: It is based on the false premise that doctors in consultation with their patients don’t have the ability to make the right healthcare choices (see executive summary).
The council consists of 15 people appointed by the President. The council members will not be practicing medicine but they will decide everyone’s medical fate. How does one get doctors to ignore the doctor-patient relationship and the Hippocratic Oath?
Dr. George says, A second board created by the stimulus bill called The National Coordinator for Health Information Technology “will determine treatment at the time and place of care”. They are charged with deciding the course of treatment for the diagnosis given by the doctor. Now it becomes obvious why there has been a big push towards the implementation of universal electronic medical record use. It becomes a tool to completely control the physician and the patient. Those physicians and hospitals that choose to practice individualized patient care in consultation with their patients will be punished because they are not “meaningful users of the system over time.” Beginning January 1, 2013 penalties for doing the right thing for a patient will cost the doctor $100,000 for the first offense and jail for the second offense.
Dr. George concludes: 46% of physicians in a survey by The New England Journal of Medicine stated that they would leave the practice of medicine if Obamacare was implemented. This will only further decrease the quality of healthcare when the 30 million more people enter the system. Maybe that’s why there is a big push in the healthcare bill to increase the number of other providers such as physician assistants and nurse practitioners. There is no question that rationing will become our future. If you add 30 million more people into a system with fewer resources how could you possibly avoid rationing?
*Dr Elaina George is a Board certified Otolaryngologist. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology. She received her Masters degree in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr George completed her residency at Manhattan, Eye Ear & Throat Hospital. Her training included general surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, pediatric ENT at The NY-Presbyterian Hospital, and head and neck oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.