Which is why medical savings accounts are a better option. The main reason healthcare is so expensive is that the consumer does not pay the bills, a third party does. It is in the interests of the insurance companies to keep medical costs high, so that the products they sell are necessities.
Ultimately, it should be up to the patient to decide what medical care he wants. That means the patient has to be responsible for making the decisions that allow him the freedom to make those decisions, which includes not voting for people who will take those freedoms away.