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Scared of Obamacare’s IPAB?
Meet the USPSTF!

American Spectator, by Bradley Anderson

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/27/2013 6:19:02 AM

In the fight over Obamacare, one of the hottest points of contention has been the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), an unelected body with powers so broad that it has been called a “super-legislature” by some, and a potential “death panel” by others. Major policies set by the IPAB will have the force of law unless they are explicitly blocked by Congress. The usual order, of course, is that Congress is supposed to make the laws and bureaucrats are supposed to follow them. Another nasty ingredient in the alphabet soup of Obamacare

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/27/2013 6:32:35 AM     (No. 9198384)

This is one of the things a lot of doctors are up in arms about because it tramples on the doctor/patient relationship. The doctor is the expert on what treatments are indicated but it might not matter if a bureaucrat over rides the procedure.

The costs of obamacare have been recalculated upwards to almost $7 trillion after the plan was pitched to cost under a trillion. yet another bold faced lie Obama told with no repercussions from the media.Illegals alone will account for 2 of the 7 trillion.
this is complete and total national suicide on a number of levels.

For whatever weird reason,the people that contribute nothing are the most expensive ones to treat,mainly due to poor eating habits but no scrutiny on them.

Old people will be the targets because they already had a long life and are now taking up space.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 2/27/2013 6:54:26 AM     (No. 9198410)

Actually the Obamunists have a vested interest in culling old people...they´re the ones hoarding the majority of the assets, and when they die, guess who gets the biggest portion of their assets.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/27/2013 7:35:58 AM     (No. 9198466)

Washington Democrats should burn in he11 for dumping this garbage legislation on America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/27/2013 7:59:17 AM     (No. 9198516)

The regime and all the Demonrats who voted for this monstrosity want to channel the money into Transgender surgery on demand.

They are not interested in preventative medicine unless it is directed to the elite permanent ruling class pols and their friends. They deserve the tag, "the party of death".

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 2/27/2013 8:06:17 AM     (No. 9198529)

As a native (but former) Kansan, let me tell you Kathleen Sebelius is an idiot. She´s being led around by this Obama group and I sincerely doubt she knows which way to turn without one of them pointing for her.

She will do whatever they tell her to do, and she will say whatever they want her to say. She may not understand it all, but ... it doesn´t matter.

Wouldn´t I love to be on the IPAB that determines HER elder care.

First they came for the unborn...., then the elderly, then the infirm and ´abnormal´. The days of Carrousel are just ahead for those of you under 30. Don´t worry, though - the Sandman will ´renew´ you too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/27/2013 8:31:52 AM     (No. 9198567)

#5, Kathleen Sebelius is not an "idiot". She is a dangerous, evil ideologue. Every time I see her cold, pinched, unfeeling face, the image of a female Nazi concentration camp guard comes to mind. I am sure that she will not so much as blink an eye when people die because they are denied medical care.

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