via Cosponsors – S.984 – 114th Congress (2015-2016): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare beneficiary access to eye tracking accessories for speech generating devices and to remove the rental cap for durable medical equipment under the Medicare Program with respect to speech generating devices. | Congress.gov | Library of Congress.
I don’t want to single out Senator Murkowski here, but I do get kind of frustrated with politicians who denounce any sort of tax hikes, loudly talk about the deficit in general and high medical spending in particular and then propose new medical spending.
Click through to find five others currently behind this bill. As I said, Senator Murkowski is not alone in this.
I’m not saying this isn’t a worthy cause. But we should be willing to pay for the services we ask for.