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Obama’s Phony Health Care Facts

from The Foundry

The ‘Participant Guide‘ for President-elect Barack Obama’s Potemkin ‘health care community discussions’ is includes an ‘Over of the Problem’ section that is filled with false facts. The false claims include:

“Large medical bills have contributed to half of bankruptcies and foreclosures.” This widely reported factoid simply isn’t true. Bankruptcy expert George Mason University law professor Todd Zywicki writes: “The conclusion is based on a study in Health Affairs. Reviewing the study, it appears that the estimate that 50% of bankruptcy filings are precipitated by a “serious medical problem” cannot be supported based on what that study actually examined.”

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December 26, 2008 - Posted by | Obama | , , ,

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