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This story is going to disturb you cancer clinics across this country are turning away thousands of Medicare patients in need of chemotherapy.
You can blame the sequester.
Is there more to -- Fox News legal analyst Peter Johnson junior has a prescription for truth yeah morning is this about this is about people dying as a result -- -- again here.
And as a -- as a result of -- the sequester.
What the oncology the association is saying is that thousands of chemotherapy patients.
Who should have received their treatments their benefits under Medicare will not.
Based on a 2% reduction under the sequester what they fail to understand maybe they do and they don't want to discuss at this point.
Is that over the next ten years 2013.
There will be a 716.
Billion dollar reduction in obamacare we're talking about a three billion dollar reduction in the -- now and a three billion dollar reduction.
In in in Obama accused of this out of a preview of coming awful haven't seen anything yet he ain't seen nothing yet.
And so this is situation that demands.
Congress to act that demands the president to act at this point the president signed legislation.
The white house budget office signed off on it you need to say they didn't know.
That these people would be turned away tour for expensive chemotherapy drugs and community oncology clinics.
Right where most people look treated -- answer in this country right and I read an item in the paper today that said it rather -- going to the cancer clinic that you've been going to.
They will be able afford to provide this service anymore so you're gonna have to go to a hospital.
And any future treatment instead but the thing about the sequester the bottom of me regarding this is the fact that the Republicans in the congress to Mr.
We're gonna give you the authorization so you can move money around and so that you could actually fix this problem.
These and I don't want to do that this is critical critical issue congress needs to return.
Though the president needs to take command of this issue Kathleen civilians in Maryland to Verner who run Medicare system need to step in and say.
This is the injustice of America today.
That millions of Americans.
Who are 65 and -- and have other -- health conditions are going to be affected in terms of getting your chemotherapy.
Let me tell you something as we go -- here's the and and and I need to share this with the audience my life was saved thirty years ago by chemotherapy -- chemotherapy is expensive.
At the same time these oncology clinics need to step up.
Is this going to be the new paradigm.
Under Obama care that we're gonna have these stoppages these outages these shortages and then doctors are gonna say we can't provide care.
This is not what was promised under Obama care the president needs to step up and step up quickly.
Or people will die and all of the projections that everybody -- that about death panels.
About rationing rate will unfortunately come true.
This is bad this is really really bad if you can't get -- -- today.
You'll potentially -- It is very troubling this is not Fox News.
This is Obama -- -- absolutely all right Peter thank you very much to see if it's disturbing it's bad.
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