November 1, 2011

MORE ON THE EARLY-DETECTION FLIPFLOP, over at the Covert Rationing Blog. “It is always risky to speculate on what is actually going on in Ms. Pelosi’s head, but certainly the public health experts who helped devise Obamacare understood the truth all along. Namely, it is axiomatic that medical screening tests will always, without exception, cost the healthcare system far more money than they can ever save the healthcare system. And therefore, medical screening tests will have to be suppressed – which is precisely why our new healthcare law provides the mechanism for doing so. . . . Screening tests only make sense to the individuals who are at risk for the medical condition being screened, not to the collective.”