Originally Posted by La literatura
Yes, but the opposing argument is that there was too much lingering on, and hospitals would just bill medicare when it wasn't needed. Certainly there needs to be an appropriate balance.
Why should a government overlord (if you don't like calling it a death panel) decide these things?
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will