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That now that's the French government has advised -- thousand women who have received breast implants to consult that surgeons about possible removal.
And by the way is to Paul wants to arrest the founder of the company that made those implants joining the company is fox medical contributor doctor -- I've got to welcome back good to see you again great this is Stuart we're -- now that.
The French government will pay -- the removal of breast implants -- thousand women.
Can you see the same thing maybe happening here though when the government runs health care in America.
Paying full politically popular medical procedures to win votes I don't believe you anyway you -- but that's the -- strikes me.
And you -- I shudder to think but yes I as a taxpayer could conceivably be paying for the removal of a woman's breast implants by Croatia was an adult when she went to this company.
Polly implant prosthesis the woman says I want this implant.
In the -- doing -- -- -- diligence and figure out that maybe they're using industrial strength silicon maybe could be unhealthy.
There's also fear factor here in fear always wins votes in other words -- 300000 of these implants around the world everyone's saying.
They could cause cancer they have a higher rupture rate.
Look I'm not for these implants and I think they are may be slightly dangerous but there is no role for the government health care system to be removing -- -- so whatsoever you do not want your tax fed that let's move this story to America you don't want your taxpayer dollars paying to take breast implants out of women.
-- -- -- who who may be put them into the wrong is of course not were already going to background how -- will will happen could it happen.
When we go full Obama yet we're heading in that direction you know we're we're we're talking today about the state exchanges about how only thirteen states have already got them in place when all states are forced to have them in place if the law is it repealed.
By the Supreme Court if all states.
Are forced to have them in place.
Patients -- gonna go to the state exchanges are gonna get subsidized by the federal government and a lot of care is going to be mandated with regulation after regulation.
Care that I don't necessarily agree should be mandatory.
But I -- guns this kinda -- my on the on this story lights of the you it -- -- think the com what is that's elective surgery getting breast implant related Matthew.
-- -- what if you are at a point where you can't afford to have them taken out.
But it could the get needs based because here's the thing and this is always the question.
Why can't there unhealthy in -- in my body and I can't afford myself they haven't taken out obviously insurance is gonna cover it.
And the government doesn't help -- taken out the numbers -- -- to help me down the road deal with my cancer my health is actually more expensive plans to go ahead.
Answer the question Chris good thing we're loosing you to a sports channel but but look Bolivia.
After the sharp question the answer is if you could really document that.
In this case it's so far from the case -- I just told you.
The rupture raised slightly higher than the normal implant business far from a public safety had -- granted the government really thought something was -- they would have -- -- Okay but in this case it's the French president Sarkozy up for reelection.
Giving away taxpayer money to help out -- thousand French women.
That wins him votes that's the -- -- the stove to -- vote it's been historically and I'll have to figure if you're familiar exactly because this is in the news this is a big -- he's writing to the rescue wanna white horse here and the same thing can happen here it's going.
And here was this was -- -- doctor -- was a pleasure thanks very much a reason holidays and so obviously.