Thursday, July 23, 2009

Obamacare for old folks: Just 'cut your life short' ~ By Bob Unruh

Health plan provision demands 'end-of-life' counseling Posted: July 22, 2009 - 8:21 pm Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily The version of President Obama's universal health care plan pending in the U.S. House would require "end-of-life" counseling for senior citizens, and the former lieutenant governor for the state of New York is warning people to "protect their parents" from the measure. At issue is section 1233 of the legislative proposal that deals with a government requirement for an "Advance Care Planning Consultation." Betsy McCaughey, the former New York state officer, told former president candidate Fred Thompson during an interview on his radio program the "consultation" is no more or less than an attempt to convince seniors to die. "One of the most shocking things is page 425, where the Congress would make it mandatory absolutely that every five years people in Medicare have a required counseling session," she said. "They will tell [them] how to end their life sooner." The proposal specifically calls for the consultation to recommend "palliative care and hospice" for seniors in their mandatory counseling sessions. Palliative care and hospice generally focus only on pain relief until death. [CONTINUE READING]
Bookmark and Share

No comments:

Post a Comment