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Originally posted by Charmeine
reply to files.abovetopsecret.com..." target="_blank" class="postlink">post by DarthMuerte
I'm conflicted about this story. There are many women who need to take birth control to control hormone issues like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Endometrosis and so on. But there are some women like me with rare blood disorders, who can NOT take birth control, even though I also have PCOS. While in some cases the use of birth control has helped control these disorders - contraceptives have also been known to cause blood clots and other diseases in women.
Birth control should always be an option - but when it comes medical conditions and if using birth control is a solution to those problems, then yes - a company like Domino's SHOULD provide coverage - because the birth control in many cases are saving lives.edit on 15-12-2012 by Charmeine because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by EvillerBob
Originally posted by VictorVonDoom
Originally posted by tgidkp
(p.s. the WHOLE idea here is that healthcare is decided by DOCTORS, not religious whacks.)
It would be nice if healthcare was decided by doctors instead of insurance companies. I'm sure a lot of people here can offer stories of medical proceedures that doctors felt were necessary but insurance companies refused to pay for.
The insurance companies didn't say they couldn't have the procedures. The insurance company just won't pay for them. The employer is paying the insurance company and it is for the company to say what they will pay for, not you. If you do not like that, organise your own insurance that provides the coverage you want.
It's like a kid demanding pocket-money from the parent and then complaining that the parent doesn't want them to spend it on hookers and blow
Edited to add: While I'm saying "you", I mean this in the general sense, not specifically you, VictorVonDoom.edit on 15-12-2012 by EvillerBob because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by kaylaluv
Originally posted by OccamsRazor04
Originally posted by pillock
reply to post by OccamsRazor04
If you eat Domino's Pizza contraception should be mandatory .
It would help Darwin skim out the gene pool
While I can not say the idea is not appealing, it is unfortunately not Constitutional to force them to do so
Nor is it Constitutional to force Domino's to pay for elective healthcare needs. If someone requires birth control for a medically necessary reason then Domino's needs to cough up, as then it is no longer about contraception, and about hormonal imbalances most likely.
What's to stop a doctor from stating that his patient's birth control (or abortion) is for a medically necessary reason, just so that insurance will cover it? I could see a doctor doing that out of loyalty to their patient, and if they are pro-choice. What's Tom going to do then? Will he try and force his employees to use only his own team of doctors??
Originally posted by EyesII
Isn't birth control also used to regulate/control an adolescent’s hormones?
My teenage daughter takes it everyday as a way of controlling her hormones - which affects a person’s temperament.
No pill - she is out of control - a real B!!!
With pill - she is normal again.
My wife also had to take it for many years as it had something to do with lessening the frequency and/or severity of migraine headaches.
I don't want any Dominoes people telling us what we can take or not take as medication. That is the doctors job.
Originally posted by sputniksteve
reply to post by EyesII
That is just what your wife told you because she doesn't want to be a grandma! Truth is your daughter is always a B, just to different degrees. I am only kidding, I have a 14 yo girl so I can joke.
Seems a lot of arguing over religion when this is about the constitution. Occams is right, whether you agree or disagree with his religious stance. If you aren't from the US and don't know what a constitution is you are wasting your time here.
Personally I think Tom must be an idiot for believing in God, but I agree that Obamacare should be challenged.