Skip to content

New Details Coming Out About ObamaCare

July 18, 2009

  • Congress is going to try to overhaul America’s health-care system — a sixth of the entire US economy — in the next three weeks.
  • Each bill would create a new government health plan to compete against private insurers. In the House version, this “competition” would take place via a “national health insurance exchange,” a new entity run by a “Health Choices Commissioner.” In the Senate, a “public plan” would compete against private health plans through federally supervised state entities called “gateways.”
  • In the House bill, the government plan would pay doctors and hospitals on the basis of Medicare rates — rates that are so low that more and more doctors have stopped taking new Medicare patients.
  • The bill would collect an estimated $818 billion in new taxes over 10 years.

Source http://www.heritage.org//Press/Commentary/ed071709c.cfm

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: