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Originally posted by disgustedbyhumanity
Sorry to tell you that what you described is the current system. The only solution i ever see from this particular group of posters is
"Let them eat cake"
Fortunately only a small majority of the US people are so small minded.
Originally posted by ChrisCrikey
Originally posted by Leo Strauss
reply to post by Hastobemoretolife
I will post this again...
16 thousand American Doctors support a single payer system.
That is 16 thousand physicians supporting single payer!
We live in a community. We should help each other when we really need help!
Why is that so scary to some of you?
The majority of bankruptcies in the US are health care related!
A society should be judged by how it treats "the least" among us.
Take the profit out of insurance! They are parasites nothing more with their goal of "maximizing profits" at the expense of sick and dying human beings.
Good information, Leo. To be precise - 62% of all bankruptcies are because of overwhelming medical bills. While President Obama is not asking for single payer everyone his proposals would enable anyone *including those with pre-existing conditions) be able to buy health insurance and get much, much lower prices on medications. He proposes many other reforms to bring the costs of health care down. Those who are happy with their current doctors and their current plans will not have to change anything. It should be noted too that the AMA who collectively have made statements against some of Obama/s reforms only represent about 1/3 of the physicians practicing in the USA and is pretty much an outdated and dying institution.