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Response to Autumn (Reply #42)

Mon Jul 6, 2015, 06:05 PM

45. Really?

So far this year my wife and I have saved over $50,000.00 that we would have had to pay out of pocket if not for the ACA, so I highly disagree with you. I paid $1,000.00 out of pocket, which isn't cheap, but it was better than what we would have had to pay without the ACA. Before the ACA we had no insurance for 4 years because we could not afford the high costs. Yes single payer would be much better, but the ACA is far, far better than nothing at all.

I am glad Bernie talks about single payer, but even if he is elected into the WH, it will not come to be. Until congress changes hands, and we get elected officials on both sides who are willing to tackle a real universal health care program, we have to accept what we have, and if it weren't for the ACA passing, millions of us would have no health insurance at all, and that's not acceptable.

How long do you think it would take to actually get a single payer plan into operation if "anyone" elected to the WH tried to do it?

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