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  •  It's supposed to save money compared to our... (5+ / 0-)

    current, less regulated private market, not compared to Medicare, which takes no profit at all.

    And all the horror stories you hear are simply and straightforwardly because we've accepted cuts to the "provider side" as No Big Deal, ignoring the plain fact that said providers are free to tell Medicare recipients to fuck off since they have bills to pay and Medicare no longer keeps up with those costs.

    "The Democratic Party is not our friend: it is the only party we can negotiate with."

    by 2020adam on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 09:43:14 PM PST

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