Statements about Medicare
"We are seeing dramatic rate cuts" to Medicare that will affect seniors’ ability to keep their doctor, hospital and prevention services.
Says Rick Scott "oversaw the largest Medicare fraud in the nation’s history."
Says Tom Cotton’s vote in Congress to change Medicare "will increase out-of-pocket expenses for every senior in Arkansas."
"Chained CPI would save $1 trillion in the second decade off the federal budget debt," a report shows.
Obamacare includes a "$700 billion cut from Medicare for seniors."
Says North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis "supports a plan that would end Medicare as we know it."
Says David Jolly "lobbied on a plan" by Rep. Paul Ryan that would turn Medicare into a voucher program.
"The average rate of fraud" in the Earned Income Tax Credit, Medicare, Medicaid and food stamps programs "is 20 to 25 percent."
"Medicare costs have slowed down dramatically. In fact, the first two months of this fiscal year, Medicare costs were down even in nominal terms relative to the previous year."
"The reason we have a national debt is not because of defense spending. What is driving our long-term debt are Medicare and Social Security programs."
Says Tom Cotton "voted to turn Medicare into a voucher system."
Says Mark Pryor "cut Medicare to pay for Obamacare."
"Things went wrong with the Medicare prescription D plan that George Bush rolled out."
The federal health care law raises taxes and cuts Medicare.
"At the time that (Medicare Part D) was passed (it) was actually less popular than the Affordable Care Act, according to the polls."
"In his book, (Ken) Cuccinelli questions whether Medicare and Social Security should exist."
"Nearly 70 percent of all federal spending will go towards Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid" in fiscal year 2014.
"Worldwide credit card transactions, the credit card fraud rate is 0.04 percent, compared to almost 8 percent, 9 percent, 10 percent of Medicare fraud."
Says "At age 76 when you most need it, you are not eligible for cancer treatment" under Affordable Care Act.
Says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told insurance companies "they couldn't inform their policyholders of what they thought the impact of Obamacare would be on them."
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