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Save Medicare By Throwing The Thieves In Jail

Everyone in Washington is talking about how to cut Medicare costs. Most of the conversation centers around cost-shifting to wealthier beneficiaries. What needs to be talked about is how to reduce healthcare costs, not redistribution. Medicare is fraught with fraud. It is estimated that about $100 billion of Medicare’s $500 billion price tag is due […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke!

This week we heard, again, that the Medicare trust fund will be insolvent in 2024, 5 years earlier than previous thought. That brought the usual response of scare tactics from Repugnuts. No more Medicare unless we totally overhaul the popular program. Of course, repugnuts believe only privatization of Medicare will work. Let’s calm down and […]

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Medicare Won’t Go Broke If We Do Our Part To Conrol Costs

As reported in today’s USA Today, baby boomers are concerned that Medicare won’t be around to take care of us. If Medicare does not curtail costs, healthcare costs will balloon from $500 billion to almost a trillion dollars in just 10 years. This is where the Affordable Care Act (healthcare reform) comes to the rescue. The bill will […]

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Contaminated Drugs Are Knowingly Being Sold

The notorious pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKiline, that for years hid the dangers of it’s diabetes drug, Avandia, while it raked in millions in profits has been fined $750 million for healthcare fraud for selling contaminated drugs! As reported in the NY Times Glaxo has agreed to pay $750 million to settle criminal and civil complaints that […]

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Hospitals Will Continue To Admit Medicare Beneficiaries Despite What Fox News Says!

As I was channel surfing the other night, I ran past Fox news and something caught my attention. Mind you, this is the first time I actually listened to anything on Fox, all be it, it was only for a second or so. The talking head was scaring old folks into believing that hospitals will be […]

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