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Fact Checking the White House: $150 Billion To Be Cut From Medicare Advantage
Posted By Gerrit Lansing On August 26, 2009 @ 5:59 pm In Obamacare | Comments Disabled
“Nobody is talking about reducing Medicare benefits,” says President Obama…except the lawmakers on Capitol Hill who have proposed to cut roughly $150 billion  from the highly popular Medicare Advantage program . One in five seniors enjoy richer and more varied benefits with Medicare Advantage than those in traditional Medicare.
Spending needs to be reigned in. But any savings need to go toward lowering Medicare’s long-term cost — not creating a new government-run health care program.
The video below is Heritage’s response to the White House’s video dealing with proposed health reform’s effects on Medicare. 
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URL to article: http://blog.heritage.org/2009/08/26/fact-checking-the-white-house-150-billion-to-be-cut-from-medicare/
URLs in this post:
 to cut roughly $150 billion: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/healthcare/la-na-healthcare-qa23-2009aug23,0,1473829.story
 highly popular Medicare Advantage program: http://www.heritage.org/Research/HealthCare/bg2142.cfm
 the White House’s video dealing with proposed health reform’s effects on Medicare. : http://www.whitehouse.gov/realitycheck/31
 to go visit their site: http://www.whitehouse.gov/realitycheck/
 and ours: http://fixhealthcarepolicy.com/reality/
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