Tag: Bill

Medicare, Cancer and the Tax Bill

Q: Is it true that under the GOP tax bill, Medicare will stop covering cancer treatment? A: No. Nothing about the tax bill would end cancer treatment benefits. Increased deficits could lead to Medicare spending cuts, however. FULL QUESTION There…

Trump Overstates Impact of Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump is wrong on two fronts when he claims that the RAISE Act “prevents … new immigrants from collecting welfare.” “They’re not going to come in and just immediately go and collect welfare. That doesn’t happen under the…

Deaths from a Health Care Bill?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has said “hundreds of thousands of people will die” if the Senate health care bill becomes law. But what does the research say about the impact of health insurance on mortality rates? There are several…

No Obama $1 Bill

Q: Is the Federal Reserve putting former President Barack Obama on the $ 1 bill? A: No. That claim comes from a recycled fake news story. FULL QUESTION Is the Federal Reserve really considering putting Obama on the $ 1…