Feds Spend $856,000 Teaching Mountain Lions to Walk on Treadmills

Once again Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released his yearly list of wasteful government spending. Number one on his list of the top 100 was the $19 million paid out in salary to government workers who had been suspended from their jobs. In many instances, the workers were still being paid their full salaries to stay home and do nothing for months while allegations against them were being investigated. Most federal government workers have federal healthcare coverage that includes gym membership. Read more […]

Feds Want Access to Everyone’s Medical Records for Security Purposes

How many times have you had to sign a HIPAA privacy form when seeing your doctor, dentist, chiropractor or any other medical professional? When you sign the form, are you aware of what it means and who, if anyone will have access to your medical records? Do you even know what the HIPAA Privacy Rule is? According to the US. Department of Health and Human Services website: “Understanding Health Information Privacy” “The HIPAA Privacy Rule provides federal protections for individually identifiable Read more […]