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-- said it many times that if you are happy with your health care plan you can keep it under Obama camp -- -- President -- got it wrong.
Just -- the 22000 senior citizens in New England who now have to find new coverage because Harvard pilgrim health -- is dropping its Medicare Advantage health insurance program.
This is old and responsibility help get the law fox medical contributor -- FC -- don't tell mom to.
The company with more on that -- -- let me get -- right now.
-- -- -- pilgrim health -- Massachusetts.
Used to have a Medicare Advantage insurance program.
That covered the health care costs that -- cat did not come up 20% 20%.
They've -- dropped 22000 people know -- And you know why because they're ahead of the curve there looking down the pike to 2011.
And they know that the new health reform law is gonna lead to a hundred.
Forty billion dollars of cuts to Medicare Advantage.
Through this thing we've got to get out before this -- -- that means that the president pledged.
If -- like the plan you've gone you can keep it was wrong.
Absolutely I don't know bit disingenuous it's wrong in my office it's wrong Medicare Advantage it's wrong for almost every patient that I talked to I've got eleven million Americans are now in the Medicare Advantage programs and it got this added coverage of and about Medicare well because -- -- -- -- they can't call them they can't afford anything else because they can't afford their prescription drugs or -- ophthalmologist or their dentist without this they -- they're not they're not eligible for Medicaid.
And they can afford blue cross and according to the Medicare actuary himself.
Seven million out of those eleven million are going to be -- Like so seven million will be dropped according to the White House is -- and actuarial study.
Seven million all draw they will no longer have this Medicare Advantage coverage which means they will not have the plan.
The health insurance coverage that they -- before healthcare reform and -- which they want to keep -- golf.
Right right and -- what's gonna happen to them.
They're gonna be so they're gonna be supplemented by taxpayer dollars -- either gonna get yelled at those 20000 at Harvard and Harvard pilgrim sort of talking about getting the state of Massachusetts involved to help supplement that 20%.
I have found my question in the alternative for them then he's not eligible for Medicaid that is due to getting more expensive insurance program to -- private insurer which -- will not be able to afford big did you go to make -- that's what I'll put everything will have the spirit Massachusetts help us a thousand already ready to sign up for this.
Again this is a huge burden the tax lawyer said that that is a second promise from the president which will not be fulfilled because he also promised that the cost of health gap would go down it would bend the cost but down.
That's not happen.
Because that's that's on this program before Stewart all of these insurance -- are based on all we use their two using if you -- you got -- Medicaid can't you go to the emergency room unnecessarily.
You got something with a low deductible or low cope thank I'll -- -- single.
The big cost haven't even begun to be figured out here it's going to be in the Truman's.
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