Daily Archives: July 22, 2013

Data Hub Security and General Amateur Hour

Questions Raised About ACA Data Security – Healthy Living Center – Everyday Health.

Federal watchdogs expressed concerns to lawmakers Wednesday about the security of information that will be traded through the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance exchanges.

Federal tax information provided to the exchanges in order to determine benefit eligibility may not be adequately protected, an official from the Office of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration said Wednesday.

Well that’s comforting in this day and age. Over the last 15 years the government has been busy writing all of these laws to supposedly protect our privacy. From whom?

One bright spot… Continue reading Data Hub Security and General Amateur Hour


Obamacare induced doctor shortage

Obamacare has doctors planning exit | WND .

In a survey by a top research firm, six in 10 physicians said it is likely many doctors will retire earlier than planned in the next one to three years.

The same percentage say the practice of medicine is in jeopardy as medical experts lose control of their clinics and compensation with the implementation of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, or Obamacare.

A spokeswoman for the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Jane Orient, was not surprised.

She told WND that doctors already have started leaving the profession through early retirement. Among those who remain, some will seek alternatives to what they see coming in the federal government’s takeover of health care.

“I think it’s a disaster for patients,” she said. “They may lose the doctor they relied on all their lives.” (emphasis added)

Not a pretty picture.