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Tiptoe through the healthcare bill

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But be careful. There are many dangerous parts. Roger Hedgecock, a San Diego radio talk show host, looked though the bill (which is more than we can say for a lot of members of Congress) and points out some of the parts that take away and restrict our access to health care. Here’s the list (he also has a link to the official copy of the bill):

Pg 22 of the Heath Care Bill MANDATES the Government will audit books of ALL EMPLOYERS that self insure!!

Pg 30 Sec 123 THERE WILL BE A Government COMMITTEE that decides what treatments/benefits you get


Pg 42 The Health Choices Commissioner will choose your Benefits for you. You have no choice!

Pg 50 Section 152 andwill be provided to ALL non US citizens, illegal or otherwise

Pg 58 Government will have real-time access to individuals finances, and a National ID health careard will be issued!

Pg 59 lines 21-24 Government will have direct access to you banks accounts for electronic funds transfer

Pg 65 Sec 164 is a payoff subsidized plan for retirees and their families in unions and community organizationss (ACORN).

Pg 72 Lines 8-14 Government is creating an Exchange to bring private plans under Government control.

Pg 84 Sec 203 Government mandates ALL benefit packages for private plans in the Exchange

Pg 85 Line 7 Specs for of Benefit Levels for Plans = The Government will ration your health care!

Pg 91 Lines 4-7 Government mandates linguistic appropriate services. Example – Translation for illegal aliens

Pg 95 Lines 8-18 The Government will use groups i.e., ACORN and Americorps to sign up individuals for Government plan

Pg 85 Line 7 Specs of Benefit Levels for Plans. #AARP members – your health care WILL be rationed

Pg 102 Lines 12-18 Medicaid Eligible Individuals will be automatically enrolled in Medicaid. No choice

Pg 124 lines 24-25 No company can sue Government on price fixing. No “judicial review” against Government Monopoly

Pg 127 Lines 1-16 Doctors/ #AMA – The Government will tell YOU what you can make.

Pg 145 Line 15-17 An Employer MUST automatically enroll employees into pubic option plan. NO CHOICE

Pg 126 Lines 22-25 Employers MUST pay for health care for part time employees AND their families.

Pg 149 Lines 16-24 ANY Employer with payroll of 400k and above who does not provide public option pays 8% tax on all payroll

Pg 150 Lines 9-13 Business payroll between 251k and 400k who doesn’t provide public option pays 2-6% tax on all payroll

Pg 167 Lines 18-23 ANY individual who doesn’t have acceptable and according to Government will be taxed 2.5% of income

Pg 170 Lines 1-3 Any NON-RESIDENT Alien is exempt from individual taxes. (Americans will pay for their health care)

Pg 195 officers and employees of andAdministration (Government) will have access to ALL Americans financial/personal records

Pg 203 Line 14-15 “The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax” Yes, it says that

Pg 239 Line 14-24 Government will reduce physician services for Medicaid. Seniors, low income, poor affected

Pg 241 Line 6-8 Doctors, doesn’t matter what specialty you have, you’ll all be paid the same

Pg 253 Line 10-18 Government sets value of Doctor’s time, professional judgment, etc. Literally value of humans.

Pg 265 Sec 1131 Government mandates and controls productivity for private andindustries

Pg 268 Sec 1141 Federsl Government regulates rental and purchase of power driven wheelchairs

Pg 272 SEC. 1145. TREATMENT OF CERTAIN CANCER HOSPITALS – Cancer patients – welcome to rationing!

Page 280 Sec 1151 The Government will penalize hospitals for what Government deems preventable readmissions.

Pg 298 Lines 9-11 If a doctor treats a patient during initial admission that results in a re-admission – Government will penalize you.

Pg 317 L 13-20 PROHIBITION on ownership/investment. Government tells Doctors what/how much they can own.

Pg 317-318 lines 21-25,1-3 PROHIBITION on expansion- Government is mandating hospitals cannot expand

Pg 321 2-13 Hospitals have opportunity to apply for exception BUT community input required. Can u say ACORN?!!

Pg 335 lines 16-25, Pg 336-339 – Government mandates establishment of outcome based measures. and the way they want. Rationing

Pg 341 Lines 3-9 Government has authority to disqualify Medicare Adv. Plans, HMOs, etc. Forcing people into Government plan

Pg 354 Sec 1177 – Government will RESTRICT enrollment of special needs people!

Pg 379 Sec 1191 Government creates more bureaucracy – Telehealth Advisory Committee. Can you say and by phone?

Pg 425 Lines 4-12 Government mandates Advance Care Planning Consult. Think Senior Citizens end of life

Pg 425 Lines 17-19 Government will instruct and consult regarding living wills, durable powers of attorney. Mandatory!

Pg 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3 Government provides approved list of end of life resources, guiding you in death

Pg 427 Lines 15-24 Government mandates program for orders for end of life. The Government has a say in how your life ends

Pg 429 Lines 1-9 An “advance care planning consult” will be used frequently patients health deteriorates

Pg 429 Lines 10-12 “advance care consultation” may include an ORDER for end of life plans. AN ORDER from GOV

Pg 429 Lines 13-25 – The Government will specify which Doctors can write an end of life order.

Pg 430 Lines 11-15 The Government will decide what level of treatment you will have at end of life

Pg 469 – Community Based Home Medical Services=Non profit organizations. Hello, ACORN Medical Svcs here!!?

Page 472 Lines 14-17 PAYMENT TO COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATION. 1 monthly payment to a community-based organization. Like ACORN?

Pg 489 Sec 1308 The Government will cover Marriage and Family therapy. Which means they will insert Government into your marriage

Pg 494-498 Government will cover Mental Health Services including defining, creating, rationing those services


Written by freedomactionnow

August 8, 2009 at 12:23 pm

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  1. This list of points is completely bogus. The author either didn’t understand what he was reading, or he deliberately misinterpreted it in order to advance his hysterical, ideologically-driven agenda. These have been completely debunked here:


    August 10, 2009 at 6:23 am

    • Thanks for the link. I’ll check the Reasic site.

      In the meantime (from that site): “At Blue Dog Rep. Mike Ross’ town hall, he was shouted down by a woman insisting Obama supports a single-payer (government) insurance plan, which is simply not true.”

      I’ve seen several video clips of Obama himself saying that he is defintely for a single-payer plan. Shall we conclude that he was just kidding? Or that perhaps his earlier statements are no longer operative?


      August 12, 2009 at 11:30 am

  2. I can’t speak for Obama’s past statements, although I can see how him saying that in the past could cause confusion. However, his most recent statements have been that he is against going to a single-payer system, because it would be too disruptive. That, doubled with the fact that this legislation is not setting up a single-payer system, is what I believe Walsh was referring to when she said that it “is simply not true”.


    August 12, 2009 at 1:01 pm

  3. […] of the claims that have been going around (mentioned in our earlier post, Tiptoe through the healthcare bill are false, some are partially true, and some are true. While this bill is dangerous, it is […]

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