For Your Information
By Mathew Staver
Author and Attorney, Mathew Staver has
summerized the objectionable parts of the Healthcare Bill. Mathew D. Staver is a
Professor and Dean at Liberty University School of Law and is the Founder and
Director of Liberty Counsel. Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit litigation, education
and policy organization has offices in Florida , the District of Columbia and
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HR 3200 Objectionable Parts
- Page 22 of the HC Bill MANDATES the Govt will audit the books of ALL EMPLOYERS
that self insure!!
- Page 30 Sec 123 of HC bill - THERE WILL BE A GOVT COMMITTEE that decides what
treatments/benefits you get
- Page 29 lines 4-16 in the HC bill - YOUR HEALTHCARE IS RATIONED!!!
- Page 42 of HC Bill - The Health Choices Commissioner will choose your benefits
for you. You have no choice!
- Page 50 Section 152 in HC bill - HC will be provided to ALL non US citizens,
illegal or otherwise
- Page 58 HC Bill - Gov't will have real-time access to individual's finances & a
National ID Health care card will be issued!
- Page 59 HC Bill lines 21-24 Govt will have direct access to your banks accounts
for electronic funds transfer.
- Page 65 Sec 164 is a payoff subsidized plan for retirees and their families in
Unions & community orgs (ACORN).
- Page 72 Lines 8-14 Govt is creating an HC Exchange to bring priv HC plans under
- Page 84 Sec 203 HC bill - Govt mandates ALL benefit packages for private Health
Care plans in the Exchange
- Page 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs for of Benefit Levels for Plans = The Govt will
ration your Healthcare!
- Page 91 Lines 4-7 HC Bill - Govt mandates linguistic appropriate services.
Example - Translation for illegal aliens.
- Page 95 HC Bill Lines 8-18 The Govt will use groups i.e., ACORN & Americorps to
sign up individuals for Govt HC plan
- Page 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs of Ben Levels 4 Plans. #AARP members - Your
Health Care WILL be rationed
- Page 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill - Medicaid Eligible Individual will be
automat.enrolled in Medicaid. No choice.
- Page 124 lines 24-25 HC No company can sue Govt on price fixing. No "judicial
review" against Govt Monopoly.
- Page 127 Lines 1-16 HC Bill - Doctors/ #AMA - The Govt will tell YOU what you
- Page 145 Line 15-17 An Employer MUST auto enroll employees into public opt plan.
- Page 126 Lines 22-25 Employers MUST pay for HC for part time employees AND their
- Page 149 Lines 16-24 ANY Employer w/ payroll 400k & above who does not prov. pub
opt. pays 8% tax on all payroll
- Page 150 Lines 9-13 Biz w payroll btw 251k & 400k who doesnt provide public opt
pays 2-6% tax on all payroll
- Page 167 Lines 18-23 ANY individual who doesnt have acceptable HC according to
Govt will be taxed 2.5% of income.
- Page 170 Lines 1-3 Any NONRESIDENT Alien is exempt from individual taxes.
(Americans will pay).
- Page 195 Officers & employees of HC Admin (GOVT) will have access to ALL
Americans financial and personal records.
- Page 203 Line 14-15 HC - "The tax imposed under this section shall not be
treated as tax" Yes, it says that.
- Page 239 Line 14-24 HC Bill Govt will reduce physician services for Medicaid.
Seniors, low income, poor affected.
- Page 241 Line 6-8 HC Bill - Doctors, it does not matter what specialty you have,
you'll all be paid the same.
- Page 253 Line 10-18 Govt sets value of Dr's time, prof judg, etc. Literally
value of humans.
- Page 265 Sec 1131Govt mandates & controls productivity for private HC
- Page 268 Sec 1141 Fed Govt regulates rental & purchase of power driven
- Page 272 SEC. 1145. Treatment of certain cancer hospitals - Cancer patients -
welcome to rationing!
- Page 280 Sec 1151 The Govt will penalize hospitals for what Govt deems
preventable readmissions. (Incentives for hospital to not treat and release.)
- Page 298 Lines 9-11 Drs, treat a patient during initial admission that results
in a readmission-Govt will penalize you.
- Page 317 L 13-20 PROHIBITION on ownership/investment. Govt tells Drs. what/how
much they can own.
- Page 317-318 lines 21-25,1-3 PROHIBITION on expansion- Govt is mandating
hospitals cannot expand.
- Page 321 2-13 Hospitals have opportunity to apply for exception BUT community
input required. ACORN?!!
- Page 335 L 16-25 Pg 336-339 - Govt mandates established of outcome based
measures. HC the way they want. Rationing.
- Page 341 Lines 3-9 Govt has authority to disqualify Medicare Advantage Plans
(Part B), HMOs, etc. Forcing people into Govt plan.
- Page 354 Sec 1177 - Govt will RESTRICT enrollment of Special needs people!
- Page 379 Sec 1191 Govt creates more bureaucracy - Telehealth Advisory Committee.
HC by phone/Internet?
- Page 425 Lines 4-12 Govt mandates Advance [Death] Care Planning Consult. Think
Senior Citizens end of life.
- Page 425 Lines 17-19 Govt will instruct & consult regarding living wills,
durable powers of atty. Mandatory!
- Page 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3 Gov't provides approved list of end of life
resources, guiding you in death.
- Page 427 Lines 15-24 Govt mandates program for orders for end of life. The Gov't
has a say in how your life ends.
- Page 429 Lines 1-9 An "adv. care planning consult" will be used frequently as
patients health deteriorates.
- Page 429 Lines 10-12 "adv. care consultation" may incl an ORDER for end of life
plans. AN ORDER from GOV
- Page 429 Lines 13-25 - The govt will specify which Doctors can write an end of
- Page 430 Lines 11-15 The Govt will decide what level of treatment you will have
at end of life (NOTE FROM RJ: The above really does give the government the
authority to determine who lives and dies, and when. A government bureaucrat
really will be making this decision for you and your loved ones.)
- Page 469 - Community Based Home Medical Services=Non profit orgs. Hello, ACORN
Medical Svcs here!!?
- Page 472 Lines 14-17 PAYMENT TO COMMUNITY-BASED ORG. 1 monthly payment to a
community-based org. Like ACORN?
- Page 489 Sec 1308 The Govt will cover Marriage & Family therapy. They will
insert Government into your marriage.
- Page 494-498 Govt will cover Mental Health Svcs including defining, creating,
rationing those svcs
- Page 502 Sec 1181 Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research Established. -
Hello Big Brother - Literally.
- Page 503 Lines 13-19 Gov't will build registries and data networks from YOUR
electronic med records.
- Page 503 lines 21-25 Gov't may secure data directly from any depart or agency of
the US including your data.
- Page 504 Lines 6-10 The "Center" will collect data both published & unpublished
(that means public & your private info)
- Page 506 Lines 19-21 The Center will recommend policies that would allow for
public access of data.
- Page 518 Lines 21-25 The Commission will have input from HC consumer reps - Can
you say unions & ACORN?
- Page 524 18-22 Comparative Effectiveness Research Trust Fund set up. More taxes
- Page 621 Lines 20-25 Gov't will define what Quality means in HC. Since when does
Gov't know about quality?
- Page 622 Lines 2-9 To pay for the Quality Standards, Govt will transfer $$ from
to other Govt Trust Funds. More Taxes.
- Page 624 "Quality" measures shall be designed to assess outcomes & functional
status of patients.
- Page 624 "Quality" measures shall be designed to profile you including race,
age, gender, place of residence, etc
- Page 628 Sec 1443 Gov't will give "Multi-Stake Holders" Pre-Rule Making input
into Selection of "Quality" Measures.
- Page 630 9-24/631 1-9 Those Multi-stake holder groups incl. Unions & groups like
ACORN deciding HC quality.
- Page 632 Lines 14-25 The Gov't may implement any "Quality measure" of HC
Services as they see fit.
- Page 633 14-25/ 634 1-9 The Secretary may issue non-endorsed "Quality Measures"
for Physician Services & Dialysis Services.
- Page 635 to 653 Physicians Payments Sunshine Provision - Gov't wants to shine
sunlight on Docs but not Govt.
- Page 654-659 Public Reporting on Health Care-Associated Infections - Looks okay.
- Page 660-671 Doctors in Residency - Gov't will tell you where your residency
will be, thus where you'll live.
- Page 676-686 Gov't will regulate hospitals in EVERY aspect of residency
programs, incl. teaching hospitals.
- Page 686-700 Increased Funding to Fight Waste, Fraud, and Abuse. You mean like
the Gov't with an $18 million website?
- Page 701-704 Sec 1619 If your part of HC plan isn't in Gov't HC Exchange but you
qualify for Fed aid, no payment.
- Page 705-709 SEC. 1128 If Secr gets complaints (ACORN) on HC provider or
supplier, Gov't can do background check.
- Page 711 Lines 8-14 The Secretary has broad powers to deny HC providers/
suppliers admittance into HC Exchange. Your doctor could be thrown out of
- Page 719-720 Sec 1637 ANY Doctor who orders durable med equip or home med
services MUST be enrolled in Medicare.
- Page 722 Sec 1639 Gov't MANDATES Doctors must have face to face with patient to
certify patient for Home Health Svcs.
- Page 724 23-25 and Page 725 1-5 The same Gov't certifications will apply to
Medicaid & CHIP (your kids)
- Page 724 Lines 16-22 Gov't reserves right to apply face to face certification
for patient to ANY other HC service.
- Page 735 lines 16-25 For law enforce. proposes the Secretary-HHS will give Atty
General access to ALL data.
- Page 740-757 Gov't sets guidelines for subsidizing the uninsured (Thats your tax
- Page 757-762 Fed gov't will shift burden of payments to Disproportionate Share
Hospitals (DSH) to States. (Taxes)
- Page 763 1-8 No DS/EA hospitals will be paid unless they provide services
without regard to national origin
- Page 765 Sec 1711 Gov't will require Preventative Services including vaccines.
- Page 768 Sec 1713 Gov't - Nurse Home Visitation Svcs (Hello union paybacks)
- Page 769 11-14 Nurse Home Visit Svcs include-economic self-sufficiency, employ
- Page 769 3-5 Nurse Home Visit Services - "increasing birth intervals between
pregnancies." Govt ABORTIONS anyone
- Page 770 SEC 1714 Fed Gov't mandates eligibility for State Family Planning
Services. Abortion & State Sovereign.
- Page 789-797 Gov't will set, mandate drug prices, controlling which drugs
brought to market. Bye innovation.
- Page 797-800 SEC. 1744 PAYMENTS for graduate medical education. The government
will now control Drs' education.
- Page 801 Sec 1751 The Govt will decide which Health care conditions will be
paid. This is rationing.
- Page 810 SEC. 1759. Billing Agents, clearinghouses, etc req. to register. Gov't
takes over private payment system.
- Page 820-824 Sec 1801 Govt will identify individ. ineligible for subsidies. Will
access all personal financial information.
- Page 824-829 SEC. 1802. Govt Sets up Comparative Effectiveness Research= Trust
Fund. Another tax black hole.
- Page 829-833 Gov't will impose a fee on ALL private health ins. plans incl. self
insured to pay for Trust Fund!
- Page 835 11-13 fees imposed by Gov't for Trust Fund shall be treated as if they
- Page 838-840 Gov't will design & implement Home Visitation Program for families
with young kids & families expect kids.
- Page 844-845 This Home Visitation Prog. includes Gov't coming into your house &
telling you how to parent!!!
- Page 859 Gov't will establish a Public Health Fund at a cost of $88,800,000,000.
Yes that's Billion.
- Page 865 The Gov't will MANDATE the establishment of a National Health Service
- Page 865 to 876 The NHS Corps is a program where Drs. perform mandatory HC for
2yrs for part loan repayment.
- Page 876-892 The govt takes over the education of our Med students and Drs.
- Page 898 The Govt will establish a Public Health Workforce Corps to ensure
supply of public health prof.
- Page 898 The Public health workforce corps shall consist of civilian employees
of the U.S. as Secretary deems.
- Page 898 The Public health workforce corps shall consist of officers of Regular
& Reserve Corps of Service.
- Page 900 The Public Health Workforce Corps includes veterinarians.
- Page 901 The Public Health Workforce Corps WILL include commissioned Regular &
Reserve Officers. HC Draft?
- Page 910 The Govt will develop, build & run Public Health Training Centers.
- Page 913-914 Govt starts a HC affirmative action program thru guise of diversity
- Page 915 SEC. 2251. Govt MANDDATES Cultural & linguistic competency training for
- Page 932 The Govt will estab Preventative & Wellness Trust fund- initial cost of
- Page 935 21-22 Govt will identify specific goals & objectives for prevention &
wellness activities. Control YOU!!
- Page 936 Govt will develop "Healthy People & National Public Health Perform.
Standards" Tell me what to eat?
- Page 942 Lines 22-25 More Gov't? Offices of Surgeon General -Public Health Svc,
Minority Health, Women's Health
- Page 950- 980 BIG GOV'T core pub health infrastructure including workforce
capacity, lab systems; health info sys, etc
- Page 993 Gov't will establish school based health clinics. Your kids won't have
- Page 994 School Based Health Clinic will be integrated into the school
environment. Say GOVT Brainwash!
- Page 1001 The Govt will establish a National Medical Device Registry. Will you