A vote is coming up in the Senate on an amendment that has already passed the House repealing the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, established under Obamacare to slice $500 billion from Medicare.
The Commission is set to decide which treatments are most cost-effective and disallow the ones that it finds are not. That’s “cost-effective”, not just “effective.” So if an expensive treatment cures a fatal disease, the Panel will decide how many “quality years” a patient has left in deciding if it is “cost-effective” to let her have the medication. The Panel, in other words, rations care and plays God.
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