Cuts to Hospitals Cut Seniors’ Lives

Monday, September 3, 2012
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 By Todd Beamon and John Bachman

Constitutional scholar and patient advocate Betsy McCaughey tells Newsmax. TV that more seniors will lose their lives under Obamacare because they will be treated at substandard hospitals.

“The Obama health law takes $716 billion out of future Medicare funding and shifts it over to fund entitlements for people under age 65,” McCaughey tells Newsmax in an exclusive interview.…

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Ruling Moves Health Care Toward ‘Socialist’ System

Thursday, June 28, 2012
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 By Nick Tate

Betsy McCaughey, former lieutenant governor of New York and a leading critic of Obamacare, said the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the law moves the nation one step closer to a European-styled “socialist” health care system.…

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McCaughey: Supreme Court Will Strike Down Obama’s Healthcare Law

Monday, November 14, 2011
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By Martin Gould

The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law is constitutional is good for a nation that has been in legal limbo for months on the issue, says healthcare expert Betsy McCaughey.

The former New York lieutenant governor predicted a split court, with a 5-4 majority in favor of striking down the law’s requirement for nearly everyone to take out health insurance.…

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Slashing Doc Pay

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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By Scott Gottlieb

A key government panel voted this month to whack what Medicare pays most doctors to treat patients. It’s an important step on the path to ObamaCare — because the only way to make European-style health entitlements work in America is to pay US doctors lower European wages.…

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Likelihood That a Woman With Screen-Detected Breast Cancer Has Had Her ‘Life Saved’ by That Screening

Monday, October 24, 2011
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Welch: “Thus the probability that a 50-year old woman with screen detected breast cancer avoids a breast cancer death because of mammography is 13% (250/1910)….This probability also rises with age. The effect is most dramatic for a 70-year old woman, because the proportion of screen-detected cancers in this age group is relatively low (52%).”

McCaughey: It is true, as the model suggests, “that most women with screen-detected breast cancer have not had their lives saved by screening.” But 13% of women in that age group who had their cancer detected by screening had their lives saved.  That is significant.

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Outside Panel Backs Prostate Test Advisory

Tuesday, October 11, 2011
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McCaughey: American men should disregard this dangerous change of guidance. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force has no oncologists or urologists among its members. It is unqualified to make a recommendation. The American Urological Association immediately denounced the Task Force guideline.

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Cancer Care’s Rationers

Monday, October 3, 2011
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WSJ Review and Outlook

The Lancet last week published the findings of its international 37-expert commission on “Delivering Affordable Cancer Care in High-Income Countries.” The prestigious British medical journal’s broadside against oncology’s “culture of excess” is drawing notice in medical circles and especially fevered attention in the land of the National Health Service.…

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McCaughey: Obama Had to Send Health Law to High Court

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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By Martin Gould

The Obama administration had no choice but to refer challenges to its signature healthcare law direct to the Supreme Court. Without that decision, uncertainty could have lasted for years, expert and former New York Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey tells Newsmax.…

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McCaughey: Surge in Costs Start Of Obamacare Disaster

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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A new report claims that Obamacare is only negligibly responsible for the surge in health insurance premiums this year, but former New York Lt. Gov. and healthcare expert Betsy McCaughey says its provisions do come with a steep price and there is “no tooth fairy.”

The survey of private and public employers conducted by the Henry J.…

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PA Federal Judge Rules Against Insurance Mandate

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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By Marc Levy

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The requirement in the national health-care overhaul law that individuals buy health insurance is unconstitutional, a federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday in a question that the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to settle.

The suit decided by Judge Christopher C.…

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