Listen closely to how the media and the administration are talking about Medicare “overall”. Listen to them begin to talk about how structurally flawed it is – not just financially, but in substantive structure.
Creeping control. Listen.
Listen to them, the administration and the media, describe the fraud that exists within the Medicare program. Listen to the specific word choices.
Listen as they describe the feasibility of cutting the cost of Medicare by addressing the payment side (reimbursement) of the equation, and how they will NOT have to increase payments into the program. Listen to how they maintain the premise that Medicare Program is structurally sound – it just needs “tweaking”, and they can cut the “overall” cost of the medicare program without hitting the beneficiaries up for increased contribution rates or structural changes to the program.
$18.7 Trillion deficit (ceiling raised goal +2.5 Trillion) and they can simultaneously “save” the Medicare program. That’s what they’ll sell. Watch and listen closely while understanding the following:
IT’S A TOTAL RUSE – A SHAM – A FRAUDULENT TRAP !
The Feds will, as soon as Obamacare is FULLY in place 2016 – Begin to tell people it is inefficient for two simultaneous Healthcare Programs; One for the elderly, one for everyone else…. They will tell you it does not make sense and with the economies of scale and synergy both programs can be molded into one.
They will tell you it is too burdensome to have simultaneous systems, with providers having to navigate the minefield of duplicate but divergent systems, forms, processes and methodologies, etc…. It is just “common sense” to merge the two programs into one unified healthcare system.
That is the substance for the Democrats’ CURRENT, albeit unspoken, position.
That is the basis for their approach from this Fiscal Cliff “forward”.
Medicare will be eliminated and melded into Obamacare. One system. Watch, and listen for the tell-tale signs. They are becoming more obvious by the day.