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originally posted by: leemachino
My rates more than tripled under ACA. Under Berniecare I would still be paying more than I did before ACA. Probably get less coverage under it as well.
originally posted by: VictorVonDoom
originally posted by: yesyesyes
And unfortunately treating terminal and long term conditions are cost prohibitive, I might know one person who could pay for cancer out of pocket, or major heart surgery out of pocket.
I do not see a cash based system being something that majority of Americans can afford. I think that is the conundrum in regards to insurance.
All the more reason to take insurance companies out of the equation. Health care is expensive enough without insurance companies siphoning billions out of the health care system.
I would fully support the sort of single payer system that many here advocate, but there is another problem that has to be addressed first: the level of corruption in our government. That comes from both sides of the aisle.
originally posted by: WeAreAWAKE
Lets see...a socialist democrat that wants to put money in the pocket of the people? My BS detector is going off like crazy. Tell you what...have him put it in writing, submit it to Congress and add one provision. "If any of the calculations, figures or projections in this document turn out to be false or incorrect, this document and any derived from it are immediately declared null and void".
Then I MIGHT consider it. Call it an Obama-Lies-Knee-Jerk reaction...but I've been lied to quite enough over the last eight years. More than enough for a lifetime.
originally posted by: dbarnhart
Go look at the cancer survival rate comparisons between the UK vs US.
The United States currently spends more per person on health care than any other developed country. Health outcomes in the U.S., however, are among the worst.
originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: AlaskanDad
It saddens me that people think that the ACA is even close to socialized medicine, when I have my tin foil hat on it makes me wonder if that wasn't all part of the plan.