Those on Medicare and Medicaid are already on a government-run plan and are experiencing the effects of decisions made by unelected bureaucrats in Washington, DC.
We need to remember that Medicare passed into law in 1965 and is nominally a "voluntary" program.
Many seniors are comfortable with Medicare the way it has been up to the present time.
What needs to be recognized is that changes are coming no matter what political party or agenda controls those changes, with or without the new health care reform law.
Some hospitals will close their doors, reducing the total number of hospital beds available to those in the community.