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US doctors signal they'll work with Obama

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posted on Jun, 17 2009 @ 11:26 PM
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US doctors signal they'll work with Obama


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CHICAGO - America's largest group of doctors ended their annual meeting Wednesday by signaling they won't close the door on President Barack Obama's proposal to create a public health insurance plan to compete with private insurers.

While the Obama administration would have preferred a strong endorsement, the vote by American Medical Association doctors is a victory of sorts for the White House and the group will continue to be a player in the president's health care reform efforts.

"They're going to be at the table," said Paul Ginsburg, president of the Washington-based Center fo
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posted on Jun, 17 2009 @ 11:26 PM
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Is this a major hurdle in winning the battle for National Health Insurance? I hope so.

The greed of the HMO, pharmaceuticals and Insurance companies brought this on themselves. For companies to
make a profit on the suffering of it's clients just doesn't make any kind of rational sense. Pay your insurance premiums faithfully, never make a claim then have them cancel your policy when you turn 50.

The for profit health industry, their high paid lobbyist and the CEOs greed was not in the best interest of the American citizen.

Obama's plan still has some huge hurdles to overcome.



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posted on Jun, 18 2009 @ 09:29 AM
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The United States is the only developed nation that does not have a comprehensive national health care plan for all its citizens, and Obama campaigned on a promise to offer affordable health care to all Americans. But the recession and a deepening budget deficit have made it difficult to win support for costly new programs.


Perhaps there will be money available when we stop trying to democratize the rest of the planet.



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