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Old 12-06-2009, 08:05 AM
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By a vote of 53 to 41, the Senate on Saturday rejected a Republican effort to block cutbacks in payments to home health agencies that provide nursing care and therapy to homebound Medicare beneficiaries.



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double ugh--this is NOT good news
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I just can't wait for those same jerks to realize they'll be needing our services soon. Bet they'll be sorry then. What were they thinking?
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It's going to get alot uglier before all is said and done I'm afraid.
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It's going to get alot uglier before all is said and done I'm afraid.
I agree DG I emailed both of our Senators when I heard of this proposal.
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