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What the Pelosi Health Care Bill Really Says

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Here are some important passages in the 2,000 page legislation. The health bill that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is bringing to a vote (H.R. 3962)…

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Why U.S. Gives Hope to Breast Cancer Patients

Thursday, October 29, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Breast Cancer Awareness Month is here again, and this year it’s being used to promote a national health care overhaul. If cancer runs in your…

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Doctors on Healthcare Reform

Thursday, October 29, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Doctors from across the country were invited to the White House on Oct. 5, but the president did most of the talking. Medical professionals are…

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Treating seniors as ‘clunkers’

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Everyone knows that if you don’t pay to maintain and repair your car, you limit its life. The same is true as human beings age….

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ObamaCare Will Erode Medical Quality

Thursday, October 22, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Patient advocate Betsy McCaughey intends to let Congress know what doctors fear most about the healthcare reforms it is considering. McCaughey, former lieutenant governor of…

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What Drs. Fear Most About ObamaCare

Thursday, October 22, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Patient advocate Betsy McCaughey intends to let Congress know what doctors fear most about the healthcare reforms it is considering. McCaughey, former lieutenant governor of…

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Top Doctors Speak Out About ObamaCare

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Health Reform: A recent IBD/TIPP Poll showed two-thirds of physicians opposing Congress’ proposed reforms, and warning of dire consequences. Now, a forum of prominent doctors…

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The ‘Kill Granny’ Bill

Monday, October 5, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey As the health-reform bills move through Congress, the prognosis for Medicare patients gets worse and worse. The Senate Finance Committee bill (generally called the Baucus…

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Rip Up This Awful Plan & Rewrite It in English

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey When President Obama addresses Congress and the nation tonight, he should pledge to do three things. First, he should announce that he will discard the…

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End-of-Life Counseling

Friday, September 4, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Regarding Ingrid Komar’s Sept. 1 Health commentary, “Nothing to Get Scared About”: Ms. Komar wrote that under H.R. 3200, Medicare will cover end-of-life counseling and…

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Obama’s Health Rationer-in-Chief

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, health adviser to President Barack Obama, is under scrutiny. As a bioethicist, he has written extensively about who should get medical care,…

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Slamming Hospitals

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Health “reform” would be a body blow to New York: The city is the nation’s hospital capital — and the legislation being rushed through Congress…

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Deadly Doctors

Friday, July 24, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey The health bills coming out of Congress would put the decisions about your care in the hands of presidential appointees. They’d decide what plans cover,…

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Assault on Seniors

Thursday, July 23, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Since Medicare was established in 1965, access to care has enabled older Americans to avoid becoming disabled and languishing in nursing homes. But legislation now…

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O’s Broken Promises

Friday, July 17, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey President Obama promises that “if you like your health plan, you can keep it,” even after he reforms our health-care system. That’s untrue. The bills…

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Messing with Coverage

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Sen. Edward Kennedy’s health proposal, the Affordable Health Choices Act, is now being marked up in committee, a first step toward a vote. Critics are…

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Don’t Vilify Physicians In the Name of Reform

Friday, June 19, 2009

Letter to The New York Times June 19, 2009 Dear Editor, Your editorial unfairly blames “profligate physician behavior” for high medical spending in the United States. Contrary to…

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Dissecting the Kennedy Health Bill

Friday, June 19, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey Last September Sen. Barack Obama promised that under his healthcare proposal “you’ll be able to get the same kind of coverage that members of Congress…

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Downgrading Medical Care

Tuesday, June 9, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey The health proposals taking shape in the nation’s capital intend to do more than help the uninsured. The changes will affect everyone. Politicians have promised…

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Obama’s Voodoo Health Economics

Friday, June 5, 2009

By Betsy McCaughey On Monday President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers released a report called “The Economic Case for Health Care Reform.” The report argues that Americans…