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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Senate Compromise Scares Medical Professionals

“Industry groups representing doctors and hospitals attacked one of the alternatives in the deal, designed to take the place of a proposed government-run insurance program, in the hours after Senate leaders announced it Tuesday night. They argued that a plan by liberal Democrats to allow uninsured individuals as young as 55 to buy into Medicare would be financially untenable and would jeopardize access to health-care services for millions of Americans.” (New York Times, Thursday)

I guess not everyone likes throwing money into a bottomless pit.

FEE Timely Classic:
Guess Who Paved the Road to Socialized Medicine?” by Sue Blevins