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Oklahoma U.S. Senator, and physician, Tom Coburn is warning about the disasters lurking in the senate health proposals.

Because MEDICAID already underpays doctors, he says, the expansion of those eligible for Medicaid (ushered in by the new Reid-Nelson agreement) will further backlog those already waiting to see the limited number of doctors (in Kansas, more than 15,000 patients). Maryland auditors say their backlog of 17,000 resulted in 250 patient deaths.  Coburn also warns:

“Seniors will die sooner if Congress actually implements the MEDICARE cuts in the health-care bill …rationing provisions (more…)

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