As a country, we were suffering from a loss of affordable health care. We were also suffering at the hands of greedy pharmaceutical and insurance companies whose profits extended into the billions of dollars while families watched their children die because they couldn’t get care. Hospitals turned patients away because they either didn’t have insurance or didn’t have the proper type of insurance.
Then there are the processing costs added on at claims departments at the insurance companies. Most companies have at least two tiers of bureaucracy to look at every claim. The highest cost of any division at the large health insurance companies – right after management – is the claims department.
How Different types of People will Be Affected by the Health care Overhaul. The new York Times, March 24, 2010 – This tool does not allow you to enter information, but rather offers eight scenarios to choose from. I was unable to use this tool, as my family type is not a choice. Check it out to see if you fit into any of the pre-defined categories, as it provides good information.
Now what? What are we going to do with this? Are we going to give them free health care and maybe a new house, while we are giving? As an American who is a descendant of both immigrants, and American Indian, I am sick of the illegal immigrant situation. Sure the Alamo wasn’t altogether fair to them, but now, it is a different Alamo. They have done exactly what they said they would do many years ago. Take what they believed, was their country back. One city at a time. They infiltrated our country one person at a time.
This is the choice: Do you care more about your and the health care of the rest of the people in America or do you care more about the insurance companies making huge profits? For me the choice is obvious. We need health care reform. We need to catch up with the rest of the world in this most basic area.
There are no economic reasons to give the government more control over health care given that it has financially botched everything it has touched. Government healthcare is a political move not an economic one.
In no other wealthy nation on earth do we have the resources in abundance to treat our fellow human beings with the dignity they deserve but deny them a life simply because they can’t afford to live.
If the money was a bribe, then i have some other cogent advice for us all: Bend over, stick head between legs, and kiss your anatomy goodbye, for all is lost.