Gov. Deal talks Obamacare on Fox News.
It became obvious fairly quickly it was going to a state exchange in name only and it was going to be dictated to us what we can and cannot due by the Federal Government.
There is also mention of the failing of Obamacare will lead to a single payer system. That’s all too easy to believe.
States: ‘Blindsided’ by plan to shift costs of ‘uninsurables’ to them under ObamaCare | Fox News.
In a letter this week to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, state officials said they were “blindsided” and “very disappointed” by a federal proposal they contend would shift the risk for cost overruns to states in the waning days of the program. About 100,000 people are currently covered.
Craziness. Best I can tell, this is an issue for the 27 states that elected to run their own high risk pools with money Continue reading States: ‘Blindsided’ by plan to shift costs of ‘uninsurables’ to them under ObamaCare
Task Force: All Patients Between Ages Of 15 And 65 Should Be Tested For HIV « CBS DC.
New guidelines were released by the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force which assert that all clinical patients between the ages of 15 and 65 should be tested for HIV.
Facts from the CDC: HIV in the United States: At A Glance
More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 5 (18.1%) are unaware of their infection
The population of the United States over age 18 is around 235 million so less than 0.5% are infected with the HIV virus. Does everyone really need to be tested?
The graph below is estimated new infections:
MSM = Males who have sex with other males
Does everyone really need to be tested and at what expense?