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View Diary: I feel sorry for health insurance companies. Yes, I said that. Why? This Time report must be read. (228 comments)

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    The slots in medical schools are absurdly limited in this country in comparison to others.  The excess profits of university/med school hospitals go to fund research, PR, and building campaigns, as well as inflate salaries for everyone from the President on down to the janitors.  But increasing the number of students is strictly forbidden.  Supposedly it would interfere with "quality".  In fact, it would remove the prop under provider charges, which in turn are necessary to pay off exorbitant loans for the exorbitant charges of the medical education system.

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