Skip to comments.Obama backs down on cuts to Medicare (House floor protest by RATS)
Posted on 04/08/2014 2:54:06 AM PDT by Libloather
The Obama administration on Monday canceled planned cuts to Medicare Advantage amid a drumbeat of election-year opposition from Democrats.
The cuts would have reduced the benefits that seniors receive from insurance plans in the program, which offers an alternative to traditional Medicare.
The reversal came as a relief to many Democrats, who feared the cuts would create a backlash among seniors in the midterm elections.
In many parts of the country, including New York, Medicare Advantage works very well. Theyve shouldered their share already and this proposed cut would have been disproportionate, hurting seniors who would lose doctors or pay more. Were glad the administration heeded our call and reversed the policy, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said in a statement.
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They're freakin' out. Today's daily change hasn't been announced yet.
Cms announced they don’t have to make the cuts THIS YEAR,oh boy next year is going to be a bitch
Democrats hated Medicare Advantage, but now they are its champions.
Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia.
WATTA LOYAL BUNCH Democrats are saying for publications that they need to embrace ObamaCare's positives, even though ACA is seen as a bigger failure now than it was when the party got soundly defeated in 2010.
Behind closed doors Democrats know they face gale force political headwinds, dissatisfaction in their own ranks, struggling voters living with a dismal economy, the belief that Obama is dragging the country in the wrong direction (surefire losers at the polls).
(Sniffle) Dummycrats voting in unison for Obamcare is the kind of lock-stepping party loyalty has not been seen since 1940's era Europe. As they head for 2014, it must be hard for the Dummycrats to restrain themselves. (sob)
Kinda reminds me of Peter Sellers trying to subdue
his natural instincts to salute smartly to der leader.
notice it is ALL about their re-election
not about hurting the seniors so targeted
what a disgusting lot of humans
Obama changing the law again? What a disaster...
So how is this law ever going to pay for itself with all the manipulations going on by El Presidente?