Black Ribbon Project

for health care freedom and the doctor-patient relationship

ObamaCare vs. the Hippocratic Oath

“President Obama’s health care “reform” plan has been criticized for being economically unsustainablepolitically unpopular, andconstitutionally suspect. But for many practicing physicians like myself, his plan contains an even greater but seldom-discussed flaw that overshadows those others. ObamaCare would fatally compromise doctors’ ability to uphold their Hippocratic Oath to treat their patients according to their best judgment and ability.

Whenever the government attempts to guarantee “universal health care,” it must also control that service, if only to control costs. Hence, it will inevitably seek to control how doctors practice.”

In this article, Dr. Paul Hsieh precisely captures the main point of the Black Ribbon Project:  under the new health control laws, it will be impossible for doctors practice medicine based solely upon the  best interests of their individual patients.

Read the rest of Dr. Hsieh’s article here.

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