Our latest guide to the health care distortions
By Bill Adair
Published on Thursday, August 6th, 2009 at 10:13 a.m.
Are you wondering about the latest claim in the health care debate? You'll probably find the answers on our health care page .
We've checked dozens of claims, including the Democrats' contention that the CBO said the plan would result in a surplus , the Republican talking point that President Barack Obama wants to provide pills instead of pacemakers , and that it would be like the British system where people are left to die if the treatment costs more than $22,000. (All three are False .)
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