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View Diary: Senate Dems drawing hard lines on Medicare cuts, need to do the same for Medicaid (27 comments)

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  •  Middle class people can wind up (4+ / 0-)

    On Medicaid if they need long term care. Long term care is not covered by medicare. Without Medicaid, the bills would not just take a seniors savings and assets. Their children and grandchildren would have to pay it. If medical care is needed it might not be possible to take them home instead.

    People need to realise that Medicaid is not just something the poor might need. Otherwise it is likely to be cut.

    •  Unfortunately, for Republicans, (1+ / 0-)
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      if it doesn't happen to them, it doesn't exist, so that won't matter. (I would say for Repubs and Dems, but didn't want to start all that up . . .)

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