What worries me is that they are cutting 1/2 trillion dollars from Medicare to help pay for the new program. There is a big increase (10%) of new recipients as the Baby Boomers are reaching 65. How can they cut so much money without cutting service? Right now, Medicare has been declining 6 times more claims as private insurance. Those of us on Medicare are not going to be happy once this gets going.
I think they could have done a much better job. Why didn't they allow people to buy insurance across state lines? If you move to another state, you can't keep your insurance, no matter how good it is. They could have saved a lot of money by allowing us to buy our meds from Canada rather then make a deal with US drug companies. Part of the reason doctor bills are so high is because of malpractice insurance. Why didn't they include some kind of tort reform? Why do single men have to pay for maternity benefits? They do under the new healthcare plan.
And why in the world are they going to pay for convicted rapists and pedophiles to have Viagra?
It just does not make any sense to me.
Cherish your yesterdays,
Dream your tomorrows,
But live your todays.
Do the very best you can
leave the rest to God.