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  •  Medicare should be like education (1+ / 0-)
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    Everybody pays into it and you are free to pay more for a private provider.  Simple, sustainable and cost effective.  

    •  Exactly! (0+ / 0-)

      And now you know why Republicans are not only working to corporatize Medicare, but are also trying their damndest to corporatize public education.

    •  not if you are on Medicare — (0+ / 0-)

      and the doctor takes Medicare. He can't take extra or instead.

      I'm asking you to believe. Not in my ability to bring about real change in Washington ... *I'm asking you to believe in yours.* Barack Obama

      by samddobermann on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 07:06:31 PM PDT

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      •  Speaking as a physician (0+ / 0-)

        If medicare (and our health care system in general) in general had rational reimbursement policies this wouldn't be an issues.

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