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Massachusetts Health Care System: A Model for Failure

maemiller Wrote: Apr 06, 2012 5:49 PM
That is exactly what obamacare is about too. Force everyone to buy insurance - the money goes out of their pockets into the pockets of the insurance companies. If you listen to the arguments before the Supreme Court, it is spelled out: they want young, healthy people who need little health care to pay premiums - supposedly so the insurance companies will lower the cost of coverage to those with pre-existing conditions. Would it not be less expensive for the taxpayers to simply provide those people with a plan like the one for Medicare recipients who can't afford the Medicare premium to have the premium paid for them through Medicaid - instead of the expense of creating yet another federal bureaucracy ?

Here is an interesting email from reader "George" on his experiences with Romneycare.

Hello Mish

Here is my personal experience with socialized medical care in Massachusetts.

I've spent the last three years traveling the globe. Prior, I worked at State Street. I was working on an overly complex billion dollar swap fund which contained every paper asset known to mankind. Thus, it lost money. I hated the office, the office politics, and the sheer stupidity of mega corporate America.

I quit and decided to travel the globe for three years or until I found something I was passionate about. It was also a...

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