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Much has been said by Democrats that Obamacare actually SAVES money in the long-run. But stop and think: do you really think it's possible to: give free health care to millions, keep the same level of care, and lower costs? That doesn't pass the smell test, and for good reason: Dems are full of it.

You see, MOST of Obamacare is actually paid for by CUTS to Medicare. Specifically, it's proposed cuts to payments to Medicare DOCTORS that are paying for it.

The problem: there is NO CHANCE that these cuts will actually take place. EVERY TIME proposed cuts to Medicare doctors comes up for a vote, Congress decides to pass. The reason why is that ALREADY doctors don't take Medicare patients because the payments don't cover their costs. By cutting payments further even LESS doctors will accept Medicare patients.

So Congress refuses to deal with the issue, doesn't cut payments, and instead just lets the deficit balloon out of control.

And this same scam was used to "pay for" Obamacare: Obama and Pelosi just promised they would make ridiculous cuts to doctors for Medicare payments; years from now they can just NOT make the cuts and quietly balloon the deficit. This is their plan all along. They just hope you won't notice right now before it gets started.

Check it out, this is from the SSA:

"Much of the projected improvement in Medicare finances is due to a provision of the ACA that reduces payment updates for most Medicare goods and services other than physicians’ services and drugs by measured total economy multifactor productivity growth, which is projected to increase at a 1.1 percent annual rate on average. This provision is premised on the assumption that productivity growth in the health care sector can match that in the economy overall, rather than lag behind as has been the case in the past. This report notes that achieving this objective for long periods of time may prove difficult, and will probably require that payment and health care delivery systems be made more efficient than they are currently.""If health care efficiency cannot be substantially improved through productivity gains or other measures, then over time the statutory Medicare payment rates would become inadequate. In that situation, the payment update reductions might be suspended, in which case actual long-range costs would be larger than those projected under current law. "

What is the SSA saying? That the proposed cuts to Medicare payment rates are not sustainable, that they in fact will never happen, and the costs of Obamacare will be quite larger than what the bulls**t the Dems have been feeding.
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