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Improving Health Care

fbaker Wrote: Jun 13, 2012 1:20 PM
Now why not simply go to the lab for the $50.00 blood test, if there is something abnormal THEN go and see the doctor, otherwise simply renew the prescription. It is still more expensive then just letting my brother choose when to see the doctor about the medication, but honestly.

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme will rule on whether the Obamacare insurance mandate is constitutional. Seems like a no-brainer to me. How can forcing me to engage in commerce be constitutional?

But there's a deeper question: Why should government be involved in medicine at all?

Right before President Obama took office, the media got hysterical about health care. You heard the claims: America spends more than any country -- $6,000 per person -- yet we get less. Americans die younger than people in Japan and Western Europe. Millions of Americans lack health insurance and worry about paying for...