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a let-die list
Date posted - May 22, 2014
When President-Elect Obama nominated Gen. Eric K. Shinseki as VA Secretary he said that Veterans Affairs needed cultural and technological change. The technological change was outlined in the Office of Inspector General’s Strategic Plan FY 2009-2015, stating that the VA needed a comprehensive database to study and track the medical care and treatment of all veterans and… to identify savings and dollar recoveries. The cultural change was clarified in the original ACA, Obamacare, legislation empowering an Independent Payment Advisory Board to develop quality and efficiency measures that limit what government and private insurers can spend on each individual’s health care. Critics called this the “death-panel”, so its name was changed; yet, now, we find that the VA health system has a secret “let-die list”. When Obamacare is fully implemented, one uniform standardized national data base and decision-making computer program will … ration health care not just for veterans but for all Americans. It ‘s a culture of death!