"You're free to decline to answer," [the hospital receptionist] said, and added that it used to be really hard for her to ask this question.Is this meaningless bureaucratic collection of information, possibly useful for medical reasons, or something more nefarious?
I said that I was, quite obviously Asian, but apparently that was not precise enough for the requirements of the new health reform act. It was necessary for some reason to classify me as not just "Asian" but "Chinese."
January 21, 2011
Tung Yin finds something else that's obnoxious about Obamacare. "Obnoxious" is his word.