Statements about Medicare

"In the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, it was the Democrats who cut $500 billion from Medicare. And they also put in place the Independent Payment Advisory Board, 15 unelected bureaucrats, which will be making decisions about health care for our seniors and for all Americans."

"Congressman Bill Young voted to cut taxes for millionaires and end your Medicare." 

"Obamacare cuts $500 billion in future Medicare funding in order to fund the new constitutionally questionable government mandate, even going so far as to scuttle Medicare's most popular (and successful) part, Medicare Advantage."

"No one thought we could get a bipartisan bill (Medicaid) passed. We did in the Florida Senate."

"The only people in this town that have voted to cut Medicare spending are the people who voted in favor of Obamacare. That’s a fact."

"Florida seniors are exempt" from losing Medicare Advantage under the federal health care bill.

"West has raised $2 million from those that would leave our beaches in ruins, end Social Security and Medicare, and give corporations free reign."

Under the new health care law, the elderly will be denied care when they have "passed the age limit for treatment."

"Nobody has been talking about it (Medicaid fraud), focused on it, or paying attention to it."

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