Archive for August 19th, 2009
Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
Washington, D. C. August 19, 2008 (Commentary by eGrumps)
The Obama Administration in a desperate effort to balance the budget and eliminate the negative fiscal effect of “Universal Health Care,” has proposed allowing Americans (but not illegals) to purchase, in advance, prepaid medical junkets for overseas treatment. Anticipating a possible, though remote, rationing of medical care, the Administration intends to sell packaged trips to advanced medical care facilities in Switzerland, India and soon-to-be built clinics in Tijuana, Mexico.
The overseas medical facilities will be staffed, 100%, by American doctors and nurses who do not want to accept the reimbursement rate the government intends to pay for services they would otherwise perform in the United States.. The cost of the junket will include air-fare, medical care at an approved facility, hotel room for a spouse, and all medical treatment. The cost structure is being worked on. (more…)