"Will private insurance be outlawed or wither on the vine?
No"Fears of a mass exodus from employer insurance "are overblown," the study found. "Millions of workers will keep the employer-sponsored insurance they have today."
"Will the government encourage euthanasia to save costs?
No!"On July 16, Betsy McCaughey, a former Republican lieutenant governor of New York, appeared on a conservative radio show. Citing page 425, she said: "Congress would make it mandatory"that every five years, people in Medicare have a required counseling session that will tell them how to end their life sooner"." AARP described McCaughey's claims as "rife with gross -- and even cruel -- distortions" of legislation that "would not only help people make the best decisions for themselves [on end-of-life care], but also better ensure that their wishes are followed."
"Will Medicare be eliminated or gutted to pay for reform?