Tuesday, August 18, 2009
AARP Presents Myth vs Fact
Myths and Facts about Heathcare
The facts are clear: Healthcare in the U.S. costs too much, wastes too much, makes too many mistakes and returns too little value for our money. That’s why, on behalf of our 40 million members, AARP believes Washington needs to take action now, so all Americans can have access to quality, affordable healthcare.
There are many naysayers who have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo and will stop at nothing to derail healthcare reform. To save their profits, many will try to scare Americans with myths about legitimate proposals to lower healthcare costs.
Opponents of healthcare reform will use every tool at their disposal, including their ability to spend exorbitant amounts of money on television, newspaper and radio ads to spread their myths.
AARP is committed to exposing this misinformation campaign so that our nation can move toward the ultimate goal of quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans. Below are a few of the most popular myths about healthcare reform, followed by the facts to refute them:
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