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...you get care, and it’s paid for, either by charity, the government or by the hospital

Posted by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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Romney minimized the harm for Americans left without health insurance.

“We don’t have a setting across this country where if you don’t have insurance, we just say to you, ‘Tough luck, you’re going to die when you have your heart attack,’  ” he said as he offered more hints as to what he would put in place of “Obamacare,” which he has pledged to repeal. “No, you go to the hospital, you get treated, you get care, and it’s paid for, either by charity, the government or by the hospital. We don’t have people that become ill, who die in their apartment because they don’t have insurance.” He pointed out that federal law requires hospitals to treat those without health insurance — although hospital officials frequently say that drives up health-care costs.

YOu can read the whole article here :

http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/10/11/health-care-called-choice.html

Some remarks here:

-Either way, someone HAS to pay for it, either charity or governement (Romney said this??) or hospital. But DOWN the road, someone pays for it and that someone is you. and it will cost you more to pay for the emergency room than to pay for preventive care.

You receive less coverage in an emergency room or urgent care, only the minimum, just to stabilize you. After that, if you have a cancer or a serious disease, you are on your own, you will be discharged and YES, you can die in the street or in your house, not only in apartments. (are apartment people the new "47%?)

Health care is so expensive today because so many people are going to the emergency room and because so many people don't have coverage (or insufficient coverage) or health monitoring. If all americans were covered the premiums would go down and more people would survive. And universal healthcare at the federal level would cost less per head than state coverage, just because of the numbers of people included in the pool.

by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 2:02 PM
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JakeandEmmasMom
by Gold Member on Oct. 11, 2012 at 2:24 PM
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 Number 1: That isn't true.  Lots of people die unnecessarily because of late detection of diseases due to lack of insurance.

Number 2:  He's basically promoting the system staying broken.  SMH.

Sisteract
by Socialist Hippie on Oct. 11, 2012 at 3:40 PM

Yep

Quoting JakeandEmmasMom:

 Number 1: That isn't true.  Lots of people die unnecessarily because of late detection of diseases due to lack of insurance.

Number 2:  He's basically promoting the system staying broken.  SMH.


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didine70
by on Oct. 11, 2012 at 4:18 PM
Quoting JakeandEmmasMom:

 Number 1: That isn't true.  Lots of people die unnecessarily because of late detection of diseases due to lack of insurance.


Number 2:  He's basically promoting the system staying broken.  SMH.



Exactly, #2!

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didine70
by on Oct. 12, 2012 at 12:42 PM

BUMP!

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