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(@jolly.hobbit) kudos icon +

Legal & Policy Challenges

Discontinue Medical Benefits for Congress and the Senate until Single Payer Health CARE is passed.

Many representatives work hand in hand to KEEP single payer health care from even being represented at meetings. And they also take huge amounts of money in contributions from HMO, Big Pharma and other medical groups. WHY should WE be giving benefits to representatives who work to keep the public from getting help?

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(@wintergreen) kudos icon +

Legal & Policy Challenges

Health Care

Most people do NOT understand that the 'cost' of health care is not that they are 'using' lots but that the providers are charging at 'what the market can tolerate'.

People are made to feel guilty rather than realize that the 'cost' is what health care expects to receive. This has to change and be EXPLAINED!

For example, I had an ultrasound on my knee done in the US ... $1,500! I had the same ultrasound done in New... more »

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(@steve08) kudos icon +

Legal & Policy Challenges

Public Policy

The government is charged with governing people. To this end, it must be made clear what public policy is being furthered when a law is moved on. For instance, we as a nation have long supported married couples through tax breaks (married filing jointly) and tax deductions for children. The public policy behind it is that we want our children to grow up in a household with married parents in that studies have shown... more »

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(@mstava) kudos icon +

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Medical Care for all

I would like to see Well Care available for all U.S. citizens at a reasonable cost. This should either be required of all insurance companies in the U.S. or a government program should be available. Especially those with birth defects that disqualify them from private health plans.

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