Statements about Medicare

Federal spending on entitlements "is projected to consume all revenue by 2045."

The so-called doc fix in the fiscal cliff deal will cut payments "for treating illnesses disproportionately impacting minorities, including end stage renal disease and diabetes."

"President Barack Obama (is) the first president in history to cut Medicare by $700 billion."

"President Obama has worked to change Medicare for the worse" by "creating an unelected, unaccountable panel with the power to deny coverage of certain treatments."

Says Betty Sutton and House Democrats "gutted" Medicare by $741 billion to pay for Obamacare.

Betty Sutton "gutted Medicare by $500 billion" with her vote for the president's health care bill.

Jim Renacci "voted repeatedly to end Medicare."

"Medicare will be bankrupt in nine years."

An independent payment advisory board created by the health care reform law "can ration care and deny certain Medicare treatments."

"A couple retiring today will pay about $119,000 in lifetime Medicare taxes and receive about $357,000 in lifetime Medicare benefits. ... about 3 bucks in benefits for every dollar in taxes."

"Rep. Jim Renacci’s plan to end Medicare also puts nursing home care for 3,000 seniors in the district in immediate jeopardy."

There is a Republican "plan to end Medicare."

Says that Sherrod Brown "voted to cut Medicare by over $500 billion in order to fund government-run health care."

The average person "will pay $6,000 more a year" under Rep. Paul Ryan's Medicare proposal.

Says there are "a half a trillion dollars in cuts to Medicare that are going to go in place" as a result of health care reform.

"Ganley said that if elected, he wants to ‘cut the dickens’ out of Social Security, Medicare and Veterans’ benefits."

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