Alert/Medical Privacy-National ID
||October 13, 2000
Dear friend of liberty,
Are we going to get what we don't want?
We don't want the federal government to assign every person
identification number (like the Social Security number) so
can track and collect our personal medical information and
massive national database on us. According to a recent
91% of Americans agree with us.
If 91% of Americans don't want a national I.D. number, how
This goes back to the infamous 1993 Clinton health care
was so soundly rejected by the American people. What
believers in big
government could not do in that all-encompassing national
scheme is instead being done incrementally, one part at a
key to government control of your health care choices is
medical identifier.Without that number, bureaucrats can't
medications and treatments you take, what lifestyle choices
what genetic factors you have inherited, and they can't
likely lifetime demand on health-care resources.
The national medical I.D. that was pronounced
dead-on-arrival in 1993
came back to life in 1996 under the guise of the
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (H.I.P.A.A.)...and
fell for it.
That's right, H.I.P.A.A. was passed and signed into law, and
in that legislation was the all-important language mandating
of a unique, medical identification number to every
The only reason you haven't already been assigned a medical
and forced to use it for every health-related activity is
has withheld funding. In June, Representative Ron Paul
with over 30 years in private practice) introduced and had
amendment to continue to withhold funding.
amendment is now in jeopardy in a conference committee.
Committee stopped the national I.D. card in just such a
committee in 1999. Now, in the year 2000, we must hold off
implementation of the national medical identifier the same
Remember, as this Congress winds down, anything is possible.
to http://www.thelibertycommittee.org to contact your U.S.
representative and your two U.S. senators and let them know
aware and watching what they do. Urge them to keep the
in the final version of the Labor-H.H.S.-Education
(H.R. 4577). Please do this now so we don't get what
we don't want
The Liberty Committee