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Government health panel calls for all Americans aged 15-65 to be tested for HIV - WHAT?!
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[quote:Laura Bow:MV8yMDU3NzkzXzM0NjMyNjkxX0MzQjI5ODE4] [quote:Laura Bow:MV8yMDU3NzkzXzM0NjMyNjYyX0REMjNENTZE] [quote:Anonymous Coward 27930315:MV8yMDU3NzkzXzM0NjMyNTkwX0I2RjMxNkQ3] Here is the draft of the recommendation (hopefully it will work properly): http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/draftrec.htm This panel recommends new screenings all the time. I would assume it is like most others; if you decline the test, you are not forced to do it. I know many people who are told they should have a colonoscopy beginning at age 50. They decline. Same with mammograms; etc. [/quote] I would hope it would be voluntary, but now that the government is involved in healthcare I wonder about their intentions and whether it would stay that way. [/quote] Reminds me a bit of this...the Emergency Health Powers Act that some states have managed to pass. Under the Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, upon the declaration of a "public health emergency," governors and public health officials would be empowered to: Force individuals suspected of harboring an "infectious disease" to undergo medical examinations. Track and share an individual's personal health information, including genetic information. Force persons to be vaccinated, treated, or quarantined for infectious diseases. Mandate that all health care providers report all cases of persons who harbor any illness or health condition that may be caused by an epidemic or an infectious agent and might pose a "substantial risk" to a "significant number of people or cause a long-term disability." (Note: Neither "substantial risk" nor "significant number" are defined in the draft.) Force pharmacists to report any unusual or any increased prescription rates that may be caused by epidemic diseases. Preempt existing state laws, rules and regulations, including those relating to privacy, medical licensure, and--this is key--property rights. Control public and private property during a public health emergency, including pharmaceutical manufacturing plants, nursing homes, other health care facilities, and communications devices. Mobilize all or any part of the "organized militia into service to the state to help enforce the state's orders." Ration firearms, explosives, food, fuel and alcoholic beverages, among other commodities. Impose fines and penalties to enforce their orders. More http://www.heritage.org/research/lecture/the-model-state-emergency-health-powers-act [/quote]
All Americans aged 15 to 65 should be tested for HIV, a government health panel has recommended.
According to the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an estimated 200,000 people nationwide don't realise they are infected with the virus that can cause AIDS.
Officials said the new draft recommendation is aimed at preventing those people from infecting others or developing AIDS themselves.
If finalised, private insurers would have to pay for the test.
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