High: 46°F ~ Low: 42°F
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016
That recurring liePosted Wednesday, January 5, 2011, at 3:29 PM
The GOP keeps claiming that the Obama health plan includes "death panels."
All that's going on is simply that Medicare will pay for one yearly counseling session between individuals and physicians on how they -- the patient -- want end-of-life issues to be handled.
No more, no less. The "death panel" claim is an example of how far some politicians and their supporters will spread untruths. To claim that the rule will lead to something further is far-fetched.
Showing comments in chronological order
[Show most recent comments first]
Respond to this blog
Posting a comment requires free registration:
David Melson is a copy editor and staff writer for the Times-Gazette.
Hot topicsPicturing the past 205: Floods
(15 ~ 11:08 AM, Oct 3)
Picturing the Past 34: Simon Warner's cafe
Picturing the Past 171: Stewart-Potts showroom
Picturing the Past 104: Cedar Grove School
Picturing the Past 110: Buggies hit the road