We rated this claim Pants on Fire! We have read all 1,plus pages of the Democratic bill and examined versions in various committees. And that's part of what I suspect you'll see emerging out of the various health care conversations that are taking place on the Hill right now. We've looked at the inflammatory claims that the health care bill encourages euthanasia. Such a system is downright evil. This donation will make you a Inside Voice member.
He also specifically addressed end-of-life care for seniors, discussing the last week of his grandmother's life inand how her family and doctors decided on treatment for her.
Sarah Palin falsely claims Barack Obama runs a 'death panel'
And in fact, the House bill states in the section creating the Comparative Effectiveness Research Center and an oversight commission, "Nothing in this section shall be construed to permit the Commission or the Center to mandate coverage, reimbursement, or other policies for any public or private payer. It's not determinative, but I think has to be able to give you some guidance. Palin's statement seems extreme, but other Republicans, like Newt Gingrich, are backing her up. But it's definitely not what President Barack Obama or any other Democrat has proposed. This donation will make you a Inside Voice member.