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Myth Romney and the Real Truth about Obamacare

September 1, 2012

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This piece was written by Brett Aurich in response to the post, ‘Liberals in the Midst.’ Brett addresses many of the myths surrounding the Affordable Health Care act, and the referenced statistics are found in the links below. We borrowed the title in part from the excellent article by Ernest Dumas.

Myth 1: Obamacare is being partially funded by a $700 billion cut to Medicare. (FALSE)
Reality: Funding for Medicare will actually increase over the next 10 years. However, the rate of increase will drop, partially due to more aggressive prosecution of fraud and a reduction in overpayments to insurance companies.

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