However, to assure participation by all seniors, then President Lyndon Johnson pressured all private health insurers to cancel all policies available to seniors.If seniors want to completely opt-out of Medicare, they have to give up their Social Security benefits and then pay privately for all services they receive. Since there is no private health insurance available for seniors in the United States, we cannot say that participation in Medicare is truly voluntary.They see changes here and there as situations arise in their lives, especially in health care.They hear stories about what is happening and mistakenly assume they are isolated incidents.Hospice and Health Care Industry Fraud Hospice Kickback Arrangements III - The Culture of Death: Covert Operations Hastening Death at the End-of-Life When is a Person a "Person? Ending Life in Hospice Euthanasia Society: Covert Operations in the Health Care & Hospice Industry Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, Last Acts & Last Acts Partnership Last Acts Rallying Points Regional Centers & What Their Selection Tells Us George Soros' Project on Death in America End-Run Around Right-to-Life: Hospice No Longer is Safe Alternative to Euthanasia & Assisted Suicide IV - The Culture of Death: Overt Operations Euthanasia Society of America (early decades) The Hemlock Society and Compassion & Choices: Overt Operations in America Global Influences V - The Courts: Removing Barriers to the Culture of Death VI - Physicians: Redefining Death to Remove Barriers to the Culture of Death "Do Your Organs Belong to the Government? This is the story of the intentionally "below-the-radar" changes that have been aggressively pursued in our society for decades.
What needs to be recognized is that changes are coming no matter what political party or agenda controls those changes, with or without the new health care reform law.
Seniors must accept whatever those running Medicare decide regarding their treatment options.