Why Costa Rica.

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    Why Rush Limbaugh would go to Costa Rica if Obama's healthcare plan passes

    San José, Costa Rica – Conservative talk-show host Rush Limbaugh said this week he’d go to Costa Rica for medical treatment if Congress passes proposed reforms to the US healthcare system.

    That might sound like an unusual choice, since this is a country with one of the longest standing socialized healthcare systems on the planet. Everyone here (including resident foreigners), are required to pay into the government-run health system, whether they use it or not.

    But Limbaugh’s choice may also serve to advertise what many Americans traveling here for medical treatment already know: Costa Rica is a fabulous place for medical tourism.

    Life expectancy in this little Central American country surpasses that of the United States and at one point, back in the early 2000s when the World Health Organization rated countries’ general health, Costa Rica ranked higher (No. 36) than its n
     
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    No, it really wasn't.
     
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    darn it, i erased your link by accident, can you please post the link again?
     
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    DE3, I was in the process of cutting your full article short, per our rules and erased too much, icluding your link....i am sorry....how about you trying again with this, just cut the article to 3 paragraphs or so, and link it.

    thanks

     
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    Why not?
     
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    Ha-hah

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    Apparently Rush thinks socialized medicine works for him in Costa Rica, but not in the US. Hmmmmm
     
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    Limbaugh also praised the medical care in Hawaii, one of the most progessive healthcare systems in the nation.

    Thanks Rush!
     

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