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  •  It is incorrect to list defensive medicine (1+ / 0-)
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    as the sole driver of healthcare costs.

    Other factors, such as cost of medical devices and supplies, cost of pharmaceuticals, lack of access to preventative care, failure to follow end-of-life care directives and higher administrative cost of insurance companies vs. single payer systems drive healthcare costs upward.  Defensive medicine hardly dominates the landscape.

    A little time spent on a search engine is much more helpful than repeating right-wing talking points.

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    Socialist? You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

    by Kimbeaux on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 09:00:18 AM PDT

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