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Republicans stated that the bill was not paid for and voted against moving it forward. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) opposed the bill since it duplicated existing job programs for veterans. -This bill was brought up by the Dems to make Republicans look bad right before the 2012 election. Pin is somewhat misleading.
This is outrageous, the thought that a hospital or single doctor could decide that you are not worth saving. Although doctors should council families about the value of life extending/saving measures and the standard of living the patient will have--Ultimately it should be up to the patient (or their families) to decide when the fight is over.
A breast cancer survivor that been denied all health insurance other than the expensive federal high-risk pool which was unaffordable. This will all change starting in 2013 when no one can be denied health insurance for "pre-existing conditions" under the new Health Care Act. Thank you President Obama!