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|quote="Though the surtax may well be jettisoned, there are unequivocally necessary parts of the House bill that must remain. Chief among them is elimination of overpayments to insurance industry managed-care plans that serve Medicare patients. Taxpayers now spend 13% more per patient in these HMOs than they do for a patient enrolled in regular (yes, government-run!) Medicare."
 
|quote="Though the surtax may well be jettisoned, there are unequivocally necessary parts of the House bill that must remain. Chief among them is elimination of overpayments to insurance industry managed-care plans that serve Medicare patients. Taxpayers now spend 13% more per patient in these HMOs than they do for a patient enrolled in regular (yes, government-run!) Medicare."
 
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Latest revision as of 14:33, March 11, 2010

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Author(s) Marie Cocco
Source Investor's Business Daily
Date July 22, 2009
URL http://www.ibdeditorials.com/IBDArticles.aspx?id=333152386180220
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Quotes-start.png "Though the surtax may well be jettisoned, there are unequivocally necessary parts of the House bill that must remain. Chief among them is elimination of overpayments to insurance industry managed-care plans that serve Medicare patients. Taxpayers now spend 13% more per patient in these HMOs than they do for a patient enrolled in regular (yes, government-run!) Medicare." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues for the position Act should be passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.