(submitted by mark stone and several other readers….)Contact your Representatives and let them know how you feel about this. We, as a country, cannot afford another 1000 page bill to go through congress without being read. Another 500 pages to go. I have highlighted a few of the items that are downright unconstitutional.’¢ Page 22: Mandates audits of all employers that self-insure!’¢ Page 29: Admission: your health care will be rationed!’¢ Page 30: A government committee will decide what treatments and benefits you get (and, unlike an insurer, there will be no appeals process)’¢ Page 42: The “Health Choices Commissioner” will decide health benefits for you. You will have no choice. None.’¢ Page 50: All non-US citizens, illegal or not, will be provided with free healthcare services.’¢ Page 58: Every person will be issued a National ID Health card.’¢ Page 59: The federal government will have direct, real-time access to all individual bank accounts for electronic funds transfer.’¢ Page 65: Taxpayers will subsidize all union retiree and community organizer health plans (read: SEIU, UAW and ACORN)’¢ Page 72: All private healthcare plans must conform to g overnment rules to participate in a Healthcare Exchange.’¢ Page 84: All private healthcare plans must participate in the Healthcare Exchange (i.e., total government control of private plans)’¢ Page 91: Government mandates linguistic infrastructure for services; translation: illegal aliens’¢ Page 95: The Government will pay ACORN and Americorps to sign up individuals for Government-run Health Care plan.’¢ Page 102: Those eligible for Medicaid will be automatically enrolled: you have no choice in the matter.’¢ Page 124: No company can sue the government for pr ice-fixing. No “judicial review” is permitted against the government monopoly. Put simply, private insurers will be crushed.’¢ Page 127: The AMA sold doctors out: the government will set wages.’¢ Page 145: An employer MUST auto-enroll employees into the government-run public plan. No alternatives.’¢ Page 126: Employers MUST pay healthcare bills for part-time employees AND their familie s.’¢ Page 149: Any employer with a payroll of $400K or more, who does not offer the public option, pays an 8% tax on payroll’¢ Page 150: Any employer with a payroll of $250K-400K or more, who does not offer the public option, pays a 2 to 6% tax on payroll’¢ Page 167: Any individual who doesn’t’ have acceptable healthcare (according to the government) will be taxed 2.5% of income.’¢ Page 170: Any NON-RESIDENT alien is exempt from individual taxes (Americans will pay for them).’¢ Page 195: Officers and employees of Government Healthcare Bureaucracy will have access to ALL American financial and personal records.’¢ Page 203: “The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax.” Yes, it really says that.’¢ Page 239: Bill will reduce physician services for Medicaid. Seniors and the poor most affected.”’¢ Page 241: Doctors: no matter what specialty you have, you’ll all be paid the same (thanks, AMA!)’¢ Page 253: Government sets value of doctors’ time, their professional judgment, etc.’¢ Page 265: Government mandates and controls productivity for private healthcare industries.=E 2 Page 268: Government regulates rental and purchase of power-driven wheelchairs.’¢ Page 272: Cancer patients: welcome to the wonderful world of rationing!’¢ Page 280: Hospitals will be penalized for what the government deems preventable re-admissions.’¢ Page 298: Doctors: if you treat a patient during an initial admission that results in a readmission, you will be penalized by the government.’¢ Page 317: Doctors: you are now prohibited for owning and investing in healthcare companies!’¢ Page 318: Prohibition on hospital expansion. Hospitals cannot expand without government approval.’¢ Page 321: Hospital expansion hinges on “community” input: in other words, yet another payoff for ACORN.’¢ Page 335: Government mandates establishment of outcome-based measures: i.e., rationing.’¢ Page 341: Government has authority to disqualify Medicare Advantage Plans, HMOs, etc.’¢ Page 354: Government will restrict enrollment of SPECIAL NEEDS individuals..’¢ Page 379: More bureaucracy: Telehealth Advisory Committee (healthcare by phone).’¢ Page 425: More bureaucracy: Advance Care Planning Consult: Senior Citizens, assisted suicide, euthanasia?’¢ Page 425: Government will instruct and consult regarding living wills, durable powers=2 0of attorney, etc. Mandatory. Appears to lock in estate taxes ahead of time.’¢ Page 425: Government provides approved list of end-of-life resources, guiding you in death.’¢ Page 427: Government mandates program that orders end-of-life treatment; government dictates how your life ends.’¢ Page 429: Advance Care Planning Consult will be used to dictate treatment as patient’s health deteriorates. This can include an ORDER for end-of-life plans. An ORDER from the GOVERNMENT.’¢ Page 430: Government will decide what level of treatments you may have at end-of-life.’¢ Page 469: Community-based Home Medical Services: more payoffs for ACORN.’¢ Page 472: Payments to Community-based organizations: more payoffs for ACORN.’¢ Page 489: Government will cover marriage and family therapy. Government intervenes in your marriage.’¢ Page 494: Government will cover mental health services: defining, creating and rationing those services.