Obamacare: $716 Billion In Medicare Cuts

For Seniors, The ‘Horror’ Is Just Beginning

 

CMS: ‘Possibly Jeopardizing Access To Care’

CBO: “As you requested, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have estimated the direct spending and revenue effects of H.R. 6079, the Repeal of Obamacare Act, as passed by the House of Representatives on July 11, 2012. … Many of the other provisions that would be repealed by enacting H.R. 6079 affect spending for Medicare, Medicaid, and other federal programs. … an estimated $716 billion over that 2013–2022 period.” (Douglas Elmendorf, CBO Director, Letter To Speaker Boehner, P.1 & 13, 7/24/12)

CMS ACTUARY: “Providers for whom Medicare constitutes a substantive portion of their business could find it difficult to remain profitable and … might end their participation in the program (possibly jeopardizing access to care for beneficiaries).” (“Estimated Financial Effects Of The ‘Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act,’ As Amended,” Centers For Medicare And Medicaid Services, P.9-10, 4/22/10)

 

Dems In Denial: Obamacare ‘Horror Stories... Starting To Fade’

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): ‘All the horror stories ... are starting to fade’ “All the horror stories that had been launched by so many on the right-wing talk radio and those who just hate Obamacare, whether it works or not, are starting to fade.” (Sen. Schumer, Floor Remarks, 2/27/14)

SEN. HARRY REID (D-NV): “…there’s plenty of horror stories being told. All of them are untrue, but they’re being told all over America.” (Sen. Reid, Floor Remarks, 2/26/14)

 

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