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Seven of the hot-button talking points about heath care reform can't pass fact-checking test

August 14th, 2009 12:00 am by Staff Report

FactCheck.org has done an  analysis and update on seven the leading false arguments and claims in the  verbal war over health care reform.

The seven false claims are:

- The government will decide what care I get (aka they won't give grandma a hip replacement).

- The bill is paid for.

-Private insurance will be illegal.

- The house bill requires suicide counseling.

- Families will save $2,500.

-  Medicare benefits will be slashed.

- Illegal immigrants will be covered.

CLICK HERE for the full analysis and links to the supporting documentation.

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