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Obamacare improves medicare?

In How It Affects You on 08/2010 at 7:50 PM

Not according to the Chief Actuary Forget about the Trustees Report, its “rosy assessment of Obamacare’s effects [starts] with a discussion of how a new ruse has been constructed for Medicare similar in nature to the now infamous Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) limiting payments to physicians. Enacted in 1997 to slow the growth of Medicare spending, Congress habitually overrides the SGR with “doc fix” legislation. The SGR experience is a clear portent of what is to come with the assumed savings from Obamacare. (Heritage Foundation) More > …

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