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Now, when will you provide the relevant info to verify your story? I'll save you the time here. You cant verify it because you lied. You trotted out the standard stories people try to use as sob stories in order to defend an unconstitutional program. Refusing to admit you lied and are wrong is symptomatic of a sociopath. Keep lying to yourself if it helps you sleep at night, but no one actually buys your BS. You just believe they do to make yourself feel better.
Advocacy group Families USA, found that without reform, 275,000 American adults will die prematurely over the next ten years because they lack insurance.The reasons are familiar -- lack of access to care outside the emergency room and skipping routine and preventative care due to cost -- but the numbers are stark. If nothing changes, there will be 34,600 projected deaths in California alone, 31,700 in Texas and 25,400 in Florida.
Of the 560,000 people with cancer who will die from their disease, The American Cancer Society estimates that 37,000 of those people will die with no health insurance
(Reuters) - Nearly 45,000 people die in the United States each year -- one every 12 minutes -- in large part because they lack health insurance and cannot get good care, Harvard Medical School researchers found in an analysis released on Thursday.Overall, researchers said American adults age 64 and younger who lack health insurance have a 40 percent higher risk of death than those who have coverage.
It's one thing to make a stand for an ideal during floor debates and in passing legislation against what Utah lawmakers regard as a socialistic takeover of U.S. medicine masked as reform, but it's quite another to face serious illness or death because a person can't get or has lost insurance coverage. Reforms would have worked beautifully" in two recent cases in which inexpensive preventative care would have helped two mid-level income patients with diabetes and no insurance — one of whom "crossed his fingers" and hoped he would OK — who both ended up in the emergency room in serious condition. "A $50 dose on insulin would have prevented the emergencies from occurring and would have prevented the thousands of dollars in care it took to turn them around," Poppen said.
After adjusting for factors such as obesity, exercise habits, alcohol use, and smoking status, researchers determined those without insurance were 40 percent more likely to die than those with a private insurance plan.
A freelance cameraman's appendix ruptured and by the time he was admitted to surgery, it was too late. A self-employed mother of two is found dead in bed from undiagnosed heart disease. A 26-year-old aspiring fashion designer collapsed in her bathroom after feeling unusually fatigued for days.
What all three of these people have in common is that they experienced symptoms, but didn't seek care because they were uninsured and they worried about the hospital expense, according to their families.
All three died.
Uninsured children who wind up in the hospital are much more likely to die than children covered by either private or government insurance plans, according to one of the first studies to assess the impact of insurance coverage on hospitalized children.