This Floridian gives you an F and I have some questions re the proposed Senate healthcare bill:
Page 22 of the HC Bill: Mandates that the Govt. will audit books of all employers that self insure! (Not insurance companies, "employers".) Did you know that?
Page 30 Sec 123 of HC bill – There will be a govt. committee that decides what treatments and benefits you get. Did you know that?
Page 29 lines 4-16 in the HC bill: Your healthcare is rationed by the govt. It decides whether you need treatment and whether you will receive it. If you are old, health care will not be provided if it costs too much. Did you know that?
Page 42 of HC Bill: The Health Choices Commissioner will choose your healthcare benefits for you. You have no choice! You have no choice even if you can afford to buy it without the help of the government.
Page 50 Section 152 in HC bill: Healthcare will be provided to all non US citizens, illegal or otherwise. All the illegal immigrants are covered!
Page 58 HC Bill: Govt. will have real-time access to individuals finances & a National ID Healthcard will be issued! (Through health care, the government will invade your personal life.)
Page 59 HC Bill lines 21-24: Government will have direct access to our bank accounts for elective funds transfer.
Page 65 Sec 164: is a payoff subsidized plan for retirees and their families in labor unions & community organizations: (Acorn). Did you know that?
Page 84 Sec 203 HC bill: Govt. mandates all benefit packages for private healthcare plans in the Exchange.
Page 85 Line 7 HC Bill: Specifications for of Benefit Levels for Plans. The Govt. will ration your Healthcare!
Did you know that?
Page 91 Lines 4-7 HC Bill: Govt. mandates linguistic appropriate services. Translation: illegal aliens.
Did you know that?
Page 95 HC Bill Lines 8-18: The government will use groups i.e., Acorn and Americorps, to sign up individuals for Govt. healthcare plan. Did you know that?
Page 85 Line 7 HC Bill: Specifications of Benefit Levels for Plans. AARP members - your Health care will be rationed. Did you kinow that?
Page 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill: Medicaid Eligible Individuals will be automatically enrolled in Medicaid. No choice. Did you know that?
Page 124 lines 24-25 HC: No company can sue Govt. on price fixing. No "judicial review" against Govt. monopoly.
Page 127 Lines 1-16 HC Bill: Doctors/ American Medical Association - The Govt. will tell doctors what income they can make! The government will control them. Did you know that?
Page 145 Line 15-17: An Employer must auto enroll employees into public option plan. There is no choice!
Page 126 Lines 22-25: Employers must pay for healthcare for part-time employees and their families or be penalized, even if the employer cannot afford to do so. Did you know that?
Page 149 Lines 16-24:Any employer with payroll 401k & above who does not provide public option pays 8% tax on all payroll. Did you know that?
Page 150 Lines 9-13: Businesses with payroll between 251k & 401k who don't provide public option pay 2-6% tax on all payroll. Did you know that?
Page 167 Lines 18-23: ANY individual who doesn't have acceptable healthcare plan according to Govt. will be taxed 2.5% of income. Did you know that?
Page 170 Lines 1-3 HC Bill: Any non-resident Alien is exempt from individual taxes. (Americans will pay for them). Did you know that?
Page 195 HC Bill: Officers & employees of Healthcare Admin. (govt.) will have access to
all Americans' finances and personal records. Did you know that?
Page 203 Line 14-15 HC: "The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax" Yes, it actually says that! Did you know that?
Page 239 Line 14-24 HC Bill: Govt will reduce physician services for Medicaid Seniors. Low income and poor are affected. Did you know that?
Page 241 Line 6-8 HC Bill: It does not matter what specialty doctors have, they’ll all be paid the same!
Did you know that?
Page 253 Line 10-18: Govt. sets value of doctor's time, profession, judgment etc. Literally setting the value of humans. Fewer bright students will want to go to medical school to get involved in this.
Did you know that?
Page 265 Sec 1131: Govt. mandates & controls productivity for private healthcare industries.
Did you know that?
Page 268 Sec 1141: Federal Govt. regulates rental & purchase of power driven wheelchairs. Did you know that?
Page 272 SEC. 1145: Treatment at certain cancer hospitals – Cancer patients, welcome to rationing! Did you know that?
Page 280 Sec 1151: The Govt. will penalize hospitals for whatever Govt. deems preventable re-admissions. Did you know that?
Page 298 Lines 9-11: doctors, treat a patient during initial admission hat results in a re-admission -Govt. will penalize doctors.
Page 317 L 13-20: Prohibition on ownership/investment. Govt. tells doctors what and how much they can own!
Page 317-318 lines 21-25, 1-3: Proihibition on expansion- Govt. is mandating that hospitals cannot expand. Did you know that?
Page 321 2-13: Hospitals have opportunity to apply for exception but community input is required. (Acorn?!) Did you know that?
Page 335 L 16-25 Pg 336-339: Govt mandates establishment of outcome based measures. Healthcare the way govt wants. Rationing. Did you know that?
Page 341 Lines 3-9: Govt. has authority to disqualify Medicare Advance Plans, HMOs, etc. forcing people into Govt. plan. Did you know that?
Page 354 Sec 1177: Govt. will restrict enrollment of special needs people! Unbelievable! Did you know that?
Page 379 Sec 1191: Govt. creates more bureaucracy - Tele-health Advisory Committee. Healthcare by phone? Did you know that?
Page 425 Lines 4-12: Govt. mandates Advance Care Planning Consult. Think Senior Citizens "end of life" patients. Did you know that?
Page 425 Lines 17-19: Govt will instruct & consult regarding living wills, durable powers of attorney. This is mandatory! Did you know that?
Page 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3: Govt provides approved list of end of life resources, guiding you in death. (assisted suicide). Did you know that?
Page 427 Lines 15-24: Govt. mandates program for orders for end of life. The Govt. has a say in how your life ends. Did you know that?
Page 429 Lines 1-9: A government "advanced care planning consultant" will be used frequently as patients health deteriorates. Did you know that?
Page 429 Lines 10-12: "advanced care consultation" may include an order for end of life plans. An order from govt.! Did you know that?
Page 429 Lines 13-25: The govt. will specify which doctors can write an end of life order. Did you know that?
Page 430 Lines 11-15: The Govt. will decide what level of treatment you will have at end of life! Did you know that?
Page 469: Community Based Home Medical Services = Non profit organizations. (Acorn Medical Services!?) Did you know that?
Page 472 Lines 14-17: Payment to Community Based Organization. (A monthly payment to a
community-based organization like Acorn? Did you know that?
Page 489 Sec 1308: The Govt. will cover Marriage & Family therapy which means they will insert Govt. into our marriages. Did you know that?
Page 494-498: Govt. will cover Mental Health Services including defining, creating, rationing those services. Did you know that?
These are but a few of the many disturbing provisions in the healthcare bill that you are supporting.