Essential Obama-Care

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    It should be understood that the fundamental concern of the American people should be the public HEALTH. How long to we live? How many of us get cancer, and how does that work out? What about infant mortality? HEALTH.

    A Secondary consideration is HEALTH CARE. Do we have enough doctors, nurses, technicians, caregivers, and facilities? Do people die or get worse due to a lack of trained people and/or facilities? But remember, the primary concern is public health.

    At a lower level, we consider HEALTH INSURANCE. Health insurance is possibly related to health care and health, but it is a secondary factor. If health is good, or health care is available, the presence of health insurance is superfluous.

    Which brings us to OBAMACARE.

    OBAMACARE has divorced millions of us from our favored doctors, hospitals, and insurance carriers. It has cost us thousands of out-of-pocket dollars (collectively BILLIONS).

    And yet...I have yet to see ANY MEASURABLE EVIDENCE of a single HEALTH benefit resulting from Obamacare. Infant mortality? Nothing. Cancer survival rates? Nothing. Savings at Emergency Rooms? Nothing. Better diagnosis and treatment of disease? Nada.

    You can't even speak in terms of a "tradeoff," because there is no positive on that side of the ledger. All they can talk about is more people being insured. But so what? HEALTH is the issue, not insurance.

    Look up the word, Boondoggle.
     
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    On the bright side, you can always just hurry up and die in support of the GOP's plan for healthcare reform.
     
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    The GOP are no more interested in reforming health care than Democrats. Or, rather, they're in just as deep with the insurance industry as the Dems. In any case, if you think the government is going to save you from dying, you're setting yourself up for disappointment.
     
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    Sounds like you've looked really hard.

    Baby Survival Rates Improved in States With Affordable Care Act, Data Show
    Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests fell under the Affordable Care Act
    Medical care, health have improved for low-income adults under ACA
    Affordable Care Act Increased Rate of Early Cancer Diagnoses
    Uninsured cancer patients saw increased coverage for care following Medicaid expansion
    Fewer Patients Have Been Dying From Hospital Errors Since Obamacare Started

     
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    I have no reason to doubt things have improved for some people.

    It's hard to imagine providing subsidies to people and not seeing an improvement.

    But, we are now spending over 10,000 per person per year.

    Obamacare has done nothing to help that.

    BTW: "Government studies" on a "Government program" from the reigning administration have ZERO credibility.
     

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