Magic Math was used to float the Obamacare figures when identifying cuts to Medicare. This is an impossible position because Medicare is already floating in deficit spending since 2009.
With the additional cuts identified for Obamacare, the negative impact on Medicare is that seniors and others on Medicare will soon be required to pay more out-of-pocket expenses.
The drama of these theatrics resulted when the pass-it before-you-read-it debacle occurred in 2009.
Medicare was going to be bankrupted by Medicare without any extra help.
by Susan Reid4 years ago
Good for Soledad O'Brien!CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien debunked the pervasive right-wing media falsehood that President Obama "stole $700 billion" from Medicare. Right-wing media have repeatedly claimed that the...
by Judy Specht7 months ago
I have been listening to how the government has a billion dollars for getting people to sign up for the Affordable Healthcare Act. Would that money have been better spent training more doctors and building new...
by Holle Abee6 years ago
I just received a call from one of my health care providers. I've been on oxygen at night for four years now after sleep studies showed that my 02 level dropped to dangerous levels while I slept. Guess what? Medicare no...
by Susan Reid3 years ago
If you are insured through your employer, the answer is no. If you are an individual or small business owner, please share your thoughts.Did you know there will be online health care insurance marketplaces...
by Dr Billy Kidd4 years ago
Mitt Romney endorsed House Budget Committee Chairman Ryan's 2013 budget. It calls for priviatizing Medicare. That would involve getting a voucher in the mail and then hunting down the best private healthcare policy you...
by American View5 years ago
I cannot wait to hear the responses on this one. A day after Obama was threatening how he will not pay the armed services, not pay Social Security, not fund Medicare, and more. "we do not have the money to pay...
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