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Originally posted by GorehoundLarry
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.
No, actually you're pretty misinformed. No offense of course.
No one gets approval from DC right now, lol. In fact, so many doctors give out medication like it's CANDY.
Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by Leo Strauss
This interesting my daughters health insurance is blue Shield and she have this insurance due to her job.
They also have a lower version that is like you are talking about, you put money from your check into a pot and they match it monthly and when you need to see a doctor the money comes from that account.
I don't know if is a good idea actually is suppose to be for healthy people that doesn't have need to see a doctor on a regular basis.
Originally posted by jjkenobi
What you are leaving out is that 77.9% of those who went bankrupt ALREADY HAD HEALTH INSURANCE. So adding another option for health care isn't going to help those who already had it and still went bankrupt. This "solution" isn't tailored to fix the actual problem. Only 2.8% couldn't get coverage because of a pre-existing condition. I would say that does not qualify as a valid reason to roll out a trillion dollar healthcare platform.
Also what is kind of shady is that they include gambling as a medical condition and count those towards the bankruptcies as well.
Medical Bankruptcy in the United States, 2007: Results of a National Study (PDF)