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ingac70 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-21-08 10:29 PM
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36. Eventually we will have to negotiate with them...
to keep costs down.

This sites it as %31 (from 2003)... I'll have to hunt up where it has hiked up in recent years.
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  -Why not allow people to buy into Medicare as part of the plan? democrattotheend  Feb-21-08 09:50 PM   #0 
  - That is part of the plan....  BlackVelvet04   Feb-21-08 09:50 PM   #1 
  - Not Medicare...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 09:55 PM   #4 
     - No. Wrong.  Harvey Korman   Feb-21-08 10:25 PM   #33 
  - EXACTLY!  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 09:51 PM   #2 
  - I think the Congressional plan  democrattotheend   Feb-21-08 09:54 PM   #3 
  - It does.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 09:55 PM   #5 
  - Anything involving private insurers is not good...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 09:56 PM   #6 
  - Why?  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 09:57 PM   #8 
  - Because private insurance...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:02 PM   #14 
     - The reason I asked about members of Congress complaining is because  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:07 PM   #17 
        - Look into Tenncare...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:12 PM   #21 
        - I didn't take issue with Tenncare.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:18 PM   #26 
        - Since when do insurance companies do medical research? n/t  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:15 PM   #23 
           - My mistake. I meant to mention the profit of drug companies  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:20 PM   #27 
           - The drug companies will be part of the problem..  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:23 PM   #30 
              - OK, so what do you want to do about drug companies?  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:25 PM   #32 
                 - Eventually we will have to negotiate with them...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:29 PM   #36 
                    - You're reading (and/or stating) that incorrectly.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:33 PM   #38 
                       - Its the insurance industry I am talking about...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:37 PM   #40 
           - I answered your question. Will you answer mine?  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:22 PM   #29 
              - Actually I am unemployed...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:24 PM   #31 
                 - That doesn't answer the question.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:28 PM   #35 
                    - This isn't about "working for free"...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:32 PM   #37 
                       - That's not the purpose of my question.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:37 PM   #39 
                          - Folks who want to buy their crap...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:40 PM   #41 
  - true - but we get there via the Medicare for all option  papau   Feb-21-08 09:59 PM   #10 
     - That's what I think...  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:03 PM   #15 
  - You already Pay Into It n/t  Ivote   Feb-21-08 09:56 PM   #7 
  - Hillary's plan does offer you to plan available to Congress. nt  nonconformist   Feb-21-08 10:17 PM   #25 
  - The mandate is needed - it works - and Obama uses it in his plan for kids - Medicare is  papau   Feb-21-08 09:58 PM   #9 
  - "Hillary will fight for it."  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:00 PM   #12 
  - Medicare is pretty much what we will have with Universal Health Care or Single-Payer.  Hoyt   Feb-21-08 09:59 PM   #11 
  - Medicare is not free  CountAllVotes   Feb-21-08 10:01 PM   #13 
  - why? cuts into insurance companies profits  madrchsod   Feb-21-08 10:04 PM   #16 
  - Bingo. n/t.  ingac70   Feb-21-08 10:08 PM   #18 
  - Without mandates we will all get saddled with the costs that those who opt out  reality based   Feb-21-08 10:10 PM   #19 
  - I favor Medicare for all. Current premiums are under a hundred dollars a month (individual).  pinto   Feb-21-08 10:10 PM   #20 
  - That makes a lot of sense. Good post.  hiaasenrocks   Feb-21-08 10:14 PM   #22 
  - I too favor Medicare or something similar, but the "premiums" don't cover the cost.  Hoyt   Feb-21-08 10:20 PM   #28 
     - Crunching #'s here...  rasputin1952   Feb-21-08 11:05 PM   #42 
  - What?  pop goes the weasel   Feb-21-08 10:16 PM   #24 
  - That IS part of the plan!  Harvey Korman   Feb-21-08 10:25 PM   #34 

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