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azul Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-17-11 12:56 PM
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An opportunity to fix medicare, and for all?
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Not that I exactly trust this congress or president to do what is in the peoples' best interest here again, but at least they are somewhat serious in discussing its future now. The fight should be continued with this crisis as the re-opening of the debate.

I do think that medicare can see massive savings and be financially sound on a much smaller budget if, if it expands as the single payer for all over time, and if the investment is made to prevent and cure disease in a concerted and well-funded effort.

Add some basic type of medicare coverage for all uninsured Americans, the ones still left behind, and each year lower the medicare coverage age 1 year until all are covered.

Invest in education and jobs to cure and prevent diseases. With the new science and tools of epigenetic controls of genes in response to diet and chemicals and of gene disturbances in disease there is ample opportunity to slash the costs of health-care. And by this investment we would have lots of good jobs and learn how to live in a better healthy balance with our economic industry.
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