Obamacare raids Medicare to pay for other new programs
Created on May 22, 2012
Revised and Updated March 22, 2013
Slide 9 | Medicare at Risk: Visualizing the Need for Reform
Projected Medicare savings from Obamacare don't improve the program. Instead, they pay for other new programs created under the law that aren't even for seniors. By slashing reimbursement rates instead of introducing real reform, the health law jeopardizes seniors' access to providers.