Skip to comments.How House Bill Runs Over Grandma
Posted on 07/31/2009 5:11:12 PM PDT by Kaslin
Rationing: In the recesses of the House health care "reform" bill is a provision for end-of-life counseling for seniors. Don't worry, granny, they're from the government and they're here to help.
At first, the president joked that not enough government workers existed to ask the elderly how they wanted to die. The idea, he said, was to encourage the use of living wills and that critics were misrepresenting the intent of the "end of life" counseling provided for in the House bill. He did not say, "No, they wouldn't be contacted."
This administration, pledging to cut medical costs and for which "cost-effectiveness" is a new mantra, knows that a quarter of Medicare spending is made in a patient's final year of life. Certainly the British were aware when they nationalized their medical system.
The controlling of medical costs in countries such as Britain through rationing, and the health consequences thereof are legendary. The stories of people dying on a waiting list or being denied altogether read like a horror movie script.
The U.K.'s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) basically figures out who deserves treatment by using a cost-utility analysis based on the "quality adjusted life year."
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NEITHER THE RAT CONGRESS NOR THE RAT TOTUS WILL BE RATIONED ON THEIR CARE! GRRRRRRRRRRR!
"Mass. Pushes Rationing to Control Universal Healthcare Costs (RomneyCare)
A 10-member Massachusetts state healthcare advisory board unanimously recommended
that the state begin rationing healthcare to keep the states marquee universal health care program afloat financially.
The July 16 recommendations, the Boston Globe explained, would result in a situation where patients could find it harder to get procedures they want but are of questionable benefit if doctors are operating within a budget.
And they might find it more difficult to get care wherever they want, if primary doctors push to keep patients within their accountable care organization.
The Globe stressed that the recommendations would dramatically change how doctors and hospitals are paid, essentially putting providers on a budget as a way to control exploding healthcare costs and improve the quality of care.
"Budget" is a more politically acceptable word for rationing.
The Globe also noted that consumer advocates said patients are going to have to be educated about the new system. Yes, apparently they will have to get used to having their healthcare rationed.
Would that be a typical white women gramma?
Hussein Obama’s rationed, CommieCare is starting to make me feel like Edward G. Robinson.
Grandma got run over by Obama, walking home from our house Christmas Eve...
bttt.... Anyone have the score card for this test?
You know this is nothing to joke about
It’s not Christmas without Grandma.
All the family’s dressed in black.
And we just can’t help but wonder:
Should we open up her gifts or send them back?
That way, the government gets to keep their "unused" 50 years worth of Social Security money.
It's the MONEY, honey.
Yes, I do, but I am incorrigible.
Putting a price tag on everyone’s existence, how sad is that?
==The U.K.’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) basically figures out who deserves treatment by using a cost-utility analysis based on the “quality adjusted life year.”
Sound familiar? It should...
Britain’s N.I.C.E. Think Tank Not So Nice - C.S. Lewis’ Prophesy Comes Eerily True
Well we have to laugh, this is horrifying to contemplate. Next step is bonuses for the clerks, bounties, as we pile up
What did you think was going to happen? YOU senior citizens overwhelmingly voted Obamessiah into power, YOU voted the democRATS into power in the house and senate. YOU wanted "hope" and "change" and sought it from a man that you knew was a socialist, marxist, anti-American, "Afro-centric", "Reverand Wright" black racist whos best friends are domestic terrorists.
Now that the democRATS are in TOTAL power and "in control" you need to do as your told; support Obama DEATH Care and OBEY the Obamessiah! So shut up, lie down, take this pill and DIE so that Obama can continue to make his "brave new world" WITHOUT YOU because your old and infirm and you COST TOO MUCH TO KEEP AROUND ANY LONGER!
The baby boomers are a huge voting block for the democrats, but they'll be gone soon. They're going to have to buy votes from another block to replace them - the illegal immigrant vote........watch for amnesty.
Hey, he is trying to solve the SS problem - give him a break! I mean, he treats his old relatives with the same respect.
The "unused" Social Security from the dead elderly (who's votes are going to have to be replaced because the baby boomer's are many, and are on their way out) will buy health care for illegal immigrants.
The "free" health care for illegals will set the stage for another huge voting block to replace the baby boomers once the amnesty bill (coming next) is passed.
It is too bad that the oldsters are beyond the message you are giving. They have about a five minute attention span, then repeat, and repeat, and repeat...
IBD has the most interesting editorials....
I have to admit that was the first jingle I thought of when I saw this thread.
“Grandma got run over by Obama...”
Not all of them. My in-laws and parents are in their 80s and they did not vote for Obambi.
well if the killers have their way, they will, but a baby boomer can be a tricky sort and live to be a hundred or more if she stays away from Obamacare. In fact, older people are living longer than ever, thanks to the care and diet, etc they get now.
However, I agree with you
“At first, the president joked that not enough government workers existed to ask the elderly how they wanted to die.”
If this bill passes, there soon WILL BE enough govt workers.
What criteria will be used to decide if patient A or patient B gets the pill and the other gets surgery? The possibility for abuse and craziness is endless. Will a Muslim clerk deny a Jewish person? Will a Christian deny a Muslim? A gay guy( ala that Paris Hilton thing) routinely deny women, and a married clerk kill singles?More likely, will the drug addled little creep in charge of the files just go eenny meeny miney mo, I’m going to Starbucks? This thing has not, you know darn well, been thought thru, much less read.
The first ACORN member that comes on my porch to tutor me on how to die had better be fast on his/her feet.
Those who will be denied medical services and given end of life services are those who are eligible for medicare - 65.
That means as soon as someone reaches retirement age, the democrats are going to expedite their death.
Presto. The politicians get to keep all their SS money, pay for illegals health care, and guarantee their vote after the amnesty bill passes.
It's criminal. The voters need to hear this. They'll be on the expendable list themselves someday, too.
Can't be said enough, and it's pure EVIL
Cooked up late on Recess Eve.
You can say there's no such thing as Santa
But Grandma was a Dem so she believed.
Not all of us voted for Obama. Some of us have an understanding of history.
Grandma got run over by ObamaCare, walking home from our house Christmas Eve...
“Those who will be denied medical services and given end of life services are those who are eligible for medicare - 65.
That means as soon as someone reaches retirement age, the democrats are going to expedite their death.”
Does anyone here remember the old SF movie Logan’s Run? The age will be upped, but fiction is becoming a twisted reality.
I understand, sadly the overwhelming majority did and now they find themselves at the head of Obamessiah’s Death Care “hit list”. They: the old and infirm will be the first to go in Obamessiah’s “brave new world”: they cost the most with the least amount of “return on investment” as the Obamessiah views things and the “economy”.
Its kind of hard to tell when a person's final year of life occurs until the person dies. Obamacare will solve that problem.
PG 633 14-25/ 634 1-9 The Secretary may issue non-endorsed Quality Measures for Physician Services & Dialysis Services.
PG 525-620 deals with the Government basically taking over nursing homes,
PGs 525-620 deals with the Govt basically taking over nursing homes,long-term care facilities (think assisted living) through regulations of the facilities, the owners of sd facilities, the employees of sd facilities and even the land owners of that sd facilities reside on. Additionally as you read these 90+ pages you can come to the conclusion that any Health related svcs will be determined and rationed by the Govt for our senior citizens and others in nursing homes. This one post should do enough to raise awareness of the control the Govt is exerting over the older population of American citizens.
PG 624 Quality measures shall be designed to assess outcomes & functional status of patients.
The reality is that Social Security and Medicare are both Ponzi schemes that are going to go broke as baby boomers retire and become elderly.
Baraqqicare will only make this worse.
But no baby boomer (unless quite wealthy like a typical US Senator) should expect world class medical care as they become elderly. This country is broke and cant afford it. Our grandchildren are already overburdened with debt we have borrowed.
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Oh my dear God - this makes me just want to cry.