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Old 08-17-2009, 08:14 AM
 
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Auto Dealers Paid for Just 2 Percent of 'Clunkers' Claims, Congressman Says

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Old 08-17-2009, 08:19 AM
 
Location: Marietta, GA
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To keep the knee jerk Fox News bashers away....here are some more "credible" sources for them.

Dealers: 'Clunkers' payments run late - USATODAY.com

Dealers worried about "Clunker" payments - NBC-2.com WBBH News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral & Naples, Florida
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Here
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Northern California
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Medicare is a government run program and it works very well.
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Central Illinois -
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OMG, the payments to dealers are late!! Congress had to authorize more funding and in the time it takes to do that, AMERICANS WILL DIE IN THE WAITING ROOM AT HOSPITALS!!

All is lost!! We must insure that Americans cannot afford health insurance and we must continue to fight for the rights of insurance companies and pharmaceuticals to make billions every year while denying health care.

It's the only way!! FOX News and Newsbusters even agree!!
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:23 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, OH
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In case you didn't know this. Both Medicare and Medicaid are government run insurance. When you get to the hospital or Dr's office, they check to see if you are covered for that day. They get paid like a month later. Everyone in billing knows this. They don't make you wait until they receive payment to treat you.

I understand that you are fearful of change, most people are. If you don't agree with the plan, how about giving your ideas on what would work instead of just criticizing people. What we have now is not working, and it needs to be changed. If you have no suggestions, then shut your trap. You aren't helping by your bickering.

So, put together your ideas of what might work, and send them to your representatives.
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Old 08-17-2009, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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Have you ever been in business?
Private Insurance Claims take months if not years to collect
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:00 AM
 
Location: Northern California
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Well, it looks like the consensus here is that government-run Medicare is an excellent program.
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:04 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Well, it looks like the consensus here is that government-run Medicare is an excellent program.
You know you are talking before the cuts and rationing.
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Old 08-18-2009, 09:10 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Medicare timeliness of payment does not appear to be any different from private insurers we have had over the years.
We, personally, have never had billing problems that did not arise in the providers office.
One article indicates that is part of the problem in the Cars program.
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