Senate Passes Amendment Protecting Medicare Benefits; Old People Get To Live!

Posted by | December 3, 2009 18:05 | Filed under: Top Stories

It looks like, unlike what Rush Limbaugh is fear-mongering, older Americans may get to live after all.

A Democratic amendment to the Senate health-care bill that seeks to protect Medicare benefits passed on a unanimous vote on Thursday. The amendment by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., states that the overhaul bill before the Senate won’t reduce guaranteed Medicare benefits. Republicans have decried the bill’s $400 billion in cuts to the huge Medicare program but Democrats insist basic benefits will remain intact.

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