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eridani Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-11-08 01:09 AM
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7. In only one case does the insurance industry actually add value, and by sheerest coincidence--
--that is exactly the function that requires the largest number of warm bodies. I mean claims processing. We can preserve a lot of employment if claims processors either work for the government or are regulated by the government, because the government can flat out FORBID outsourcing.
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  -Health Care Talking Points *For When They Tell Us We Cant Afford Universal Health* McCamy Taylor  Nov-11-08 12:03 AM   #0 
  - k&r  yardwork   Nov-11-08 12:05 AM   #1 
  - K&R  Cleita   Nov-11-08 12:08 AM   #2 
  - Thanks for posting, this has always  liberalhistorian   Nov-11-08 12:14 AM   #3 
  - Thanks, and do you have any advice for this person?  babylonsister   Nov-11-08 12:34 AM   #4 
  - WATCH " WHY WE FIGHT"  YEBBA   Nov-11-08 12:52 AM   #5 
  - The main economic argument  PATRICK   Nov-11-08 12:52 AM   #6 
  - In only one case does the insurance industry actually add value, and by sheerest coincidence--  eridani   Nov-11-08 01:09 AM   #7 
     - Bravo  PATRICK   Nov-11-08 01:23 AM   #9 
     - They have seen the writing on the wall and they are trying to peddle their scam in developing  McCamy Taylor   Nov-11-08 01:44 AM   #11 
     - Medicare is the cheapest claims processing organization the country. Their overhead is lower than  McCamy Taylor   Nov-11-08 01:25 AM   #10 
        - Yes--they only have to pay claims processors  eridani   Nov-11-08 01:52 AM   #12 
  - Thank you for compiling this.  snake in the grass   Nov-11-08 01:23 AM   #8 
  - I'm working on it, I'm working on it....  Dr_eldritch   Nov-11-08 02:02 AM   #13 
  - "We already spend the money. All we have to do is spend it in a sensible way."  newtothegame   Nov-11-08 02:04 AM   #14 
  - And also, thank you for the Python clip  planetc   Nov-11-08 06:56 AM   #15 
  - Obesity is a Scapegoat  FatNSassy   Nov-11-08 09:43 AM   #16 
  - Depends upon how you get your weight. No exercise, too much unhealthy food is the bad way.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-11-08 11:32 AM   #19 
  - It's a combination of inaccessible health care and stress that reduce our life expectancy.  JDPriestly   Nov-11-08 03:27 PM   #24 
  - Thank you! I need stuff like this everyday.  AllyCat   Nov-11-08 10:23 AM   #17 
  - K&R -- thanks for the compilation  Overseas   Nov-11-08 11:25 AM   #18 
  - The Medical Industrial Complex....  vinylsolution   Nov-11-08 01:45 PM   #20 
  - K & R..... n/t  Beartracks   Nov-11-08 02:11 PM   #21 
  - another example  restored386   Nov-11-08 02:28 PM   #22 
  - The article states this - and I want to point out a flaw  truedelphi   Nov-11-08 03:18 PM   #23 
  - Great post -- but some "preventive care" concepts are also questionable  D-Lee   Nov-11-08 04:41 PM   #25 
  - There is also junk science to prove Coca-Cola is good for you and cigarettes are not addictive.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-11-08 07:01 PM   #26 
  - Kick (too late to rec) nt  WIllo   Nov-12-08 10:28 AM   #27 
  - Great article except for the part on infant mortality  fed_up_mother   Nov-12-08 11:26 AM   #28 
  - Black infant mortality higher in some urban areas than in Jamaica!  McCamy Taylor   Nov-12-08 01:03 PM   #30 
     - What we can say is that black infant mortality is higher than white infant mortality  fed_up_mother   Nov-12-08 01:47 PM   #32 
  - We need a system of affordable health care, NOT mandatory insurance.  dixiegrrrrl   Nov-12-08 11:31 AM   #29 
  - Agree. Here is what will happen if we force everyone to buy private health insurance.  McCamy Taylor   Nov-12-08 01:14 PM   #31 
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