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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-05-07 02:48 PM
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17. What tends to happen when medical benefits become available is
that there's an initial surge of demand, as people who have been unable to afford necessary care can finally get it.

However, having access to care soon becomes normal, so aside from a few hypochondriacs, there's not much sponging going on at all.
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  - what restrictions and conditions do the civilized countries with national health care have?  niyad   Sep-05-07 01:11 PM   #2 
  - I've never heard of any. Yet the French, Italians and Spanish  CTyankee   Sep-05-07 01:28 PM   #10 
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  - UNIVERSAL SINGLE PAYER HEALTHCARE  endarkenment   Sep-05-07 01:18 PM   #6 
  - Bingo!  rinsd   Sep-05-07 01:21 PM   #9 
  - No restrictions.  BattyDem   Sep-05-07 01:19 PM   #7 
  - But that goes both ways....  mohc   Sep-05-07 01:43 PM   #14 
     - You're talking about something completely different  BattyDem   Sep-05-07 04:56 PM   #18 
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  - If you place restrictions on it, it becomes "welfare," which  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-05-07 01:43 PM   #15 
     - That's so true.  bluethruandthru   Sep-05-07 02:01 PM   #16 
        - What tends to happen when medical benefits become available is  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-05-07 02:48 PM   #17 
 

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