The following was posted on yahoo forums.
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:42 pm (PDT)
Interpretation of Healthcare bill in the House. (and this is only half of the bill)
Over 50? Make sure you read the pages in the 400s - this is our future if we don't get this sunk!!!
Peter Fleckstein (aka Fleckman)
is reading it and has been posting on Twitter his findings. This is from his
postings (Note: All comments are Fleckman's)
Pg 22 of the HC Bill MANDATES the
Govt will audit books of ALL EMPLOYERS that self insure!!
Pg 30 Sec 123 of HC bill - THERE
WILL BE A GOVT COMMITTEE that decides what treatments/benes u get
Pg 29 lines 4-16 in the HC bill -
YOUR HEALTHCARE IS RATIONED!!!
Pg 42 of HC Bill - The Health
Choices Commissioner will choose UR HC Benefits 4 you. U have no choice!
PG 50 Section 152 in HC bill - HC
will be provided 2 ALL non US citizens, illegal or otherwise
Pg 58HC Bill - Govt will have
real-time access 2 individs finances & a National ID Healthcard will b
Pg 59 HC Bill lines 21-24 Govt
will have direct access 2 ur banks accts 4 elect. funds transfer
PG 65 Sec 164 is a payoff
subsidized plan 4 retirees and their families in Unions & community orgs
Pg 72 Lines 8-14 Govt is creating
an HC Exchange 2 bring priv HC plans under Govt control.
PG 84 Sec 203 HC bill - Govt
mandates ALL benefit pkgs 4 priv. HC plans in the Exchange
PG 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs for
of Benefit Levels for Plans = The Govt will ration ur Healthcare!
PG 91 Lines 4-7 HC Bill - Govt
mandates linguistic approp svcs. Example - Translation 4 illegal aliens
Pg 95 HC Bill Lines 8-18 The Govt
will use groups i.e., ACORN & Americorps 2 sign up indiv. for Govt HC plan
PG 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs of
Ben Levels 4 Plans. #AARP members - U Health care WILL b rationed
-PG 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill -
Medicaid Eligible Indiv. will b automat.enrolled in Medicaid. No choice
pg 124 lines 24-25 HC No company
can sue GOVT on price fixing. No "judicial review" against Govt Monop
pg 127 Lines 1-16 HC Bill -
Doctors/ #AMA - The Govt will tell YOU what u can make.
Pg 145 Line 15-17 An Employer
MUST auto enroll employees into pub opt plan. NO CHOICE
Pg 126 Lines 22-25 Employers MUST
pay 4 HC 4 part time employees AND their families.
Pg 149 Lines 16-24 ANY Emplyr w
payroll 400k & above who does not prov. pub opt. pays 8% tax on all payroll
pg 150 Lines 9-13 Biz w payroll
btw 251k & 400k who doesnt prov. pub. opt pays 2-6% tax on all payroll
Pg 167 Lines 18-23 ANY individual
who doesnt have acceptable HC accrdng 2 Govt will be taxed 2.5% of inc
Pg 170 Lines 1-3 HC Bill Any
NONRESIDENT Alien is exempt from indiv. taxes. (Americans will pay)
Pg 195 HC Bill -officers &
employees of HC Admin (GOVT) will have access 2 ALL Americans finan/pers recs
PG 203 Line 14-15 HC - "The
tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax" Yes, it says
Pg 239 Line 14-24 HC Bill Govt
will reduce physician svcs 4 Medicaid. Seniors, low income, poor affected
Pg 241 Line 6-8 HC Bill -
Doctors, doesnt matter what specialty u have, you'll all be paid the same
PG 253 Line 10-18 Govt sets value
of Dr's time, prof judg, etc. Literally value of humans.
PG 265 Sec 1131Govt mandates
& controls productivity for private HC industries
PG 268 Sec 1141 Fed Govt
regulates rental & purchase of power driven wheelchairs
PG 272 SEC. 1145. TREATMENT OF
CERTAIN CANCER HOSPITALS - Cancer patients - welcome to rationing!
Page 280 Sec 1151 The Govt will
penalize hospitals 4 what Govt deems preventable readmissions.
Pg 298 Lines 9-11 Drs, treat a
patient during initial admiss that results in a readmiss-Govt will penalize u.
Pg 317 L 13-20 OMG!! PROHIBITION
on ownership/investment. Govt tells Drs. what/how much they can own.
Pg 317-318 lines 21-25,1-3
PROHIBITION on expansion- Govt is mandating hospitals cannot expand
pg 321 2-13 Hospitals have oppt
to apply for exception BUT community input required. Can u say ACORN?!!
Pg335 L 16-25 Pg 336-339 - Govt
mandates estab. of outcome based measures. HC the way they want. Rationing
Pg 341 Lines 3-9 Govt has
authority 2 disqual Medicare Adv Plans, HMOs, etc. Forcing peeps in2 Govt plan
Pg 354 Sec 1177 - Govt will
RESTRICT enrollment of Special needs ppl! WTF. My sis has down syndrome!!
Pg 379 Sec 1191 Govt creates more
bureaucracy - Telehealth Advisory Cmtte. Can u say HC by phone?
PG 425 Lines 4-12 Govt mandates
Advance Care Planning Consult. Think Senior Citizens end of life
Pg 425 Lines 17-19 Govt will
instruct & consult regarding living wills, durable powers of atty.
PG 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3
Govt provides apprvd list of end of life resources, guiding u in death
PG 427 Lines 15-24 Govt mandates
program 4 orders 4 end of life. The Govt has a say in how ur life ends
Pg 429 Lines 1-9 An "adv.
care planning consult" will b used frequently as patients health
PG 429 Lines 10-12 "adv.
care consultation" may incl an ORDER 4 end of life plans. AN ORDER from
Pg 429 Lines 13-25 - The govt
will specify which Doctors can write an end of life order.
PG 430 Lines 11-15 The Govt will
decide what level of treatment u will have at end of life
Pg 469 - Community Based Home
Medical Services=Non profit orgs. Hello, ACORN Medical Svcs here!!?
Page 472 Lines 14-17 PAYMENT TO
COMMUNITY-BASED ORG. 1 monthly payment 2 a community-based org. Like ACORN?
PG 489 Sec 1308 The Govt will
cover Marriage & Family therapy. Which means they will insert Govt in2 ur
Pg 494-498 Govt will cover Mental
Health Svcs including defining, creating, rationing those svcs