Monday, August 29, 2016

"Before you start to rebuild, make sure you have your permission slips,

or else."
Including meeting federal standards, which can change again at any time.  Etc.

Depending on who you ask, this is Obamacare working as planned, or the people who put it together are incompetent fools.  So are the Democrats who voted to shove it down our throats.

Speaking of government-run health care,
The medical facility has previously been flagged for shortcomings in its medical conditions, management, and other areas by the VA’s watchdog, according to a Washington Free Beacon review of public reports by the inspector general.

The Northport facility is the same VA hospital that had to close five operating rooms when contaminants began falling from air ducts belonging to its HVAC system, the Times reported in May. An independent environmental analysis obtained by the Times concluded that black particles in the operating room were connected to the hospital’s old and crumbling building and were “typically associated with galvanized duct corrosion and metal piping/fittings.”

An assessment of the medical center issued by the VA inspector general one year ago faulted the hospital for not maintaining “safe ventilation, temperature, and humidity levels in inpatient care areas.” Hospital staff also did not designate responsibilities for cleaning some equipment and stored clean and dirty items together in several patient care areas, the inspector general found.
But somehow single-payer will magically make all this right, and all will be butterflies and rainbows.

The Department of Health and Human Services recently issued rules telling doctors they can’t decline to perform gender-reassignment surgery on kids if it’s recommended by a “mental health professional.” Refusal could be a career-ender.
I've got a real problem with this.  An adult makes the decision, that's one thing, but kids?  And 'a mental health professional'?  There ought to be a panel of psychiatrists, not 'a professional', reviewing something like this before there could be approval of such.

On a Bookface thread:
"Real journalism is rare these days."
"REPORTING is rare, we've got journalism all over the place."

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