View Full Version : Why is the regime threatening to cut MEDICARE 23%?

11-15-2010, 04:14 AM
Weren't we told this could never happen?

Weren't we told this would happen to create the savings?

Will the doublethinkers continue to believe both to be true?

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">WASHINGTON Breast cancer surgeon Kathryn Wagner has posted a warning in her waiting room about a different sort of risk to patients' health: She'll stop taking new Medicare cases if Congress allows looming cuts in doctors' pay to go through.

The scheduled cuts the result of a failed system set up years ago to control costs have raised alarms that real damage to Medicare could result if the lame-duck Congress winds up in a partisan standoff and fails to act by Dec. 1. That's when an initial 23 percent reduction would hit. </div></div>
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