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Turns Out You Can’t Keep Your Doctor

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Washington, Nov 19, 2013 | comments
Myth:
From the White House website:
Fact:
Our nation’s seniors are now worried if they are the next victim of ObamaCare’s broken promises.  As a result of the over $300 billion in cuts to Medicare Advantage, the Wall Street Journal reports that, “UnitedHealth Group Inc., the nation's largest provider of privately managed Medicare Advantage plans, has dropped thousands of doctors from its networks in recent weeks.”  UnitedHealth Group’s Chief Executive cited “expected cuts in Medicare payments tied to the Affordable Care Act.” 

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