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Doctors are standing on street corners in Madison giving out sick notes for work. What should happen to them?


 So what should happen to the Doctors doing this? What about the teachers?

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Asked by Charis76 at 5:34 PM on Feb. 19, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • It looks like all the legal parts are covered.

    Answer by idaspida at 5:43 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • They should be reported to the medical board.

    Answer by NotPanicking at 5:53 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Did taxpayers pay for these teachers to go to the doctor and get these "excuses"?

    Fraud, anyone?
    Were the teachers examined, or at least spoken to, about medical matters, by the doctors?



    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 5:53 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • This is ethically wrong.


    Answer by musicmom08 at 5:59 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Guaranteed taxpayers paid! This should be reported and yes this is fraud!

    Answer by Kathy675 at 6:00 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • Free sick notes?
    I couldn't make it to work and they told me that I needed to have a sick note.......I had to see a Dr. and pay for mine.

    Answer by jucyfrut at 6:00 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • FOX News' Mike Tobin found several protesters at today’s rallies who had doctor’s notes allowing them to call in sick while the budget impasse continues.

     According to the protesters, both on the pro-Governor and anti-union sides, they obtained the notes from doctors standing on street corners handing them out to whomever asked. They said the doctors did not examine or inquire about their current health condition.


    Comment by Charis76 (original poster) at 6:06 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • They should be brought up on disciplinary actions. Immediately.

    Answer by tinamatt at 6:27 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I agree!! This is FRAUDULENT!! And these doctor's should face disciplinary hearings before their respective Certification Boards!! At minimum they should face hefty fines, and possible suspension of their licenses! Doctor's like this, give REPUTABLE doctor's a bad name!!

    I'll bet these doctors also support ObamaCare!!

    Answer by LoriKeet at 6:43 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

  • I'll bet these doctors also support ObamaCare!!

    Yeah, I bet so too until it goes into effect and they see how much they'll be paid. Then I bet they change their tune LOL

    On a side note. My employer will not accept sick notes anymore. They can't even ask for them or ask why you are calling in. Weird :X I wonder why coporate made that change. Seems dumb to me. I only call in when I absolutely need to, and then I still feel guilty.

    Answer by DSamuels at 6:47 PM on Feb. 19, 2011

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