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You put the words in your own mouth, and I certainly do not appreciate the fact that you support hurting others by making it impossible for them to get healthcare.
Yet you seem to think the responsible thing to do is to just make another unworkable program to fix something you know nothing about.
That's the same thing that was said about the ACA...
Shameful. Disgraceful. Pitiful.
I agree. America's current health care system is shameful, disgraceful, pitiful and Americans should be ashamed to defend a system that values profits over lives.
And exactly how is this "single-payer" thing different?
If you want to provide unlimited healthcare for all, you're going to have to pay for it.
I want healthcare for all.
originally posted by: ketsuko
Just think ... she used to be a business owner. No wonder she's bitter about capitalism.
originally posted by: scraedtosleep
a reply to: ketsuko
It's crazy how the ACA was so good for so many yet so bad for so many others.
It was a true god send for me and mine but you and yours got screwed.
For me the biggest issue of our day is healthcare reform.
No, it was a doctor who did that. All ACA did was make it more expensive. Maybe not on you, but overall.
For one thing, with the ACA, insurance is mostly employer provided, putting responsibility on employers to find group deals with insurance carriers, who then pay doctors rates the insurance carriers decide.
With single payer, there is no insurance company setting policy and doctor rates, and health care coverage wouldn't be tied to employment.
Nobody is suggesting "unlimited" insurance. You want cosmetic surgery or rejuvenation therapy, pay for it yourself. But health care decisions should be determined by doctors and their patients, not by insurance companies that know nothing and care not, about patient needs.
What's your proposal?
No, The ACA saved my life.
I will personally thank obama for the ACA if I ever meet him.
Medicare is insurance. You don't seem able to grasp that.
While coverage might not be a function of employment, it is still tied to employment. There is a cost to Medicare, and one must have income to be able to pay that cost. That ties insurance to employment.
What about the person who needs an experimental treatment?
Those are limited in number, so when there's 1000 people in need but only 200 organs available, who is going to decide?
"Medicare for all" will decide who lives and who doesn't. It will be no different than it is today in that respect;
the only thing that will change will be that the most inefficient and corrupt organization we have in the country will be in charge.
Medicare is not run by for profit insurance companies.
No. It ties it to income.
The profit angle is eliminated.
You think that the US government is the MOST corrupt organization in the country, and not for profit insurance carriers that extort money from dying people?
I'll bet you call yourself a "nationalist", but you are no patriot if you think so little of the US Government.
The government is not my country.
A true patriot will call out the government when they see corruption.
Your country and its 300+ millions of workers put your country's government in place.
Which part isn't yours?