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Letter to the editor
Health plan is full of federal mandates
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Forsyth County News
Below are just some of the mandates that are contained in the Obama / Democratic health care reform bill:

Page 30: A government committee will decide what treatments and benefits you get.

Page 50: All non-US citizens, illegal or not, will be provided with free healthcare services.

Page 59: The federal government will have direct, real time access to all individual bank accounts for electronic transfer funds transfer.

Page 65: Taxpayers will subsidize all union retiree and community organizer health plans (SEIU, UAW and ACORN).

Page 167: Any individual who doesn’t have “acceptable” healthcare will be taxed 2.5 percent.

Page 203: The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as a tax.

Page 298: If a doctor treats a patient that results in a re-admission, he will be penalized by the government.

Page 318: Hospitals cannot expand without government approval.

Page 354: Government will restrict enrollment of special needs individuals.

If this bill passes, it should be amended to read that all federal employees, including Congress and the president, will also be placed on this same plan.

Ron Young