Skip to comments.Competition issue may snag Hill Medicare agreement
Posted on 07/15/2003 11:42:46 PM PDT by JohnHuang2Edited on 07/12/2004 4:05:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
House Majority Leader Tom DeLay yesterday drew a line in the sand by saying, hours before the Medicare conference committee opened, that House Republicans will not accept a bill that doesn't force Medicare to compete directly with private health care plans by 2010.
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PS, I wish they'd stop referring to this thing as a for "seniors" only. Why are they loathe to mention all those covered by Medicare ie all those SSI recipients with AIDS, ADD, bad backs, etc. Hell, with the cost of their drugs, they'll meet the cap in one month!
This is just another welfare scam for taxpayers to "contribute" to.