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get the red out

(13,468 posts)
5. I agree, we need single payer
Mon Oct 21, 2013, 08:35 AM
Oct 2013

Health care is a fundamental right IMO. We could have that if we put our national priorities on our own people instead of trying to police the world.

Good luck, getting quality health care, let alone coverage can be really difficult in Eastern Kentucky. I was born and raised in Paintsville, KY and saw my parents always drive to Ashland for doctors and hospitalization, if they could get there. Specialists usually require some bit of travel to get to, unless the Drs go from community to community.

I am just too tired for this stuff [View all] KentuckyWoman Oct 2013 OP
We need socialized health care. darkangel218 Oct 2013 #1
The ACA might just get us there. Laelth Oct 2013 #2
/\ This/\ renie408 Oct 2013 #3
I believe it will. Progress is a process. IrishAyes Oct 2013 #4
I agree with you KentuckyWoman Oct 2013 #22
+1 uponit7771 Oct 2013 #25
I agree, we need single payer get the red out Oct 2013 #5
To answer your question... pangaia Oct 2013 #6
It's ACCESS to the medical system that's the problem mountain grammy Oct 2013 #7
what does this mean??? daybranch Oct 2013 #8
Even with personal health ins, there are deductibles. Fla Dem Oct 2013 #15
At my house a $50 co pay for a specialist really eats into the budget KentuckyWoman Oct 2013 #24
This can't be said too often. jeanne43 Oct 2013 #9
I agree with you. ACA is plan a the GOP should have embraced. What we need is single ... marble falls Oct 2013 #10
Having a pile of money is not medical care either treestar Oct 2013 #11
Agreed. However, Medical "coverage" is making it possible for me to finally receive ScreamingMeemie Oct 2013 #12
Like Me? riverbendviewgal Oct 2013 #13
Unbelievable is right. laundry_queen Oct 2013 #28
The ACA gives us a great tool to get there. jeff47 Oct 2013 #14
Your last statement really nailed it. Omnith Oct 2013 #16
Because too many people make too much money by standing between you and health care. Egalitarian Thug Oct 2013 #17
But we want more and more choices, don't we? And more and more and more and more and... randome Oct 2013 #18
When corporate types start pimping 'choices'..... Wounded Bear Oct 2013 #20
It'd be so great to just include it in our Federal taxes with a small monthly buy-in fee every month ErikJ Oct 2013 #19
We need to keep pushing for single payer. Still, at least things will improve now. Arugula Latte Oct 2013 #21
ACA...The Slippery Slope to Single Payer! They figured that out all by themselves. Right on. libdem4life Oct 2013 #23
WE HEAR YOU KENTUCKY GAL Skittles Oct 2013 #26
I'm sick right now. I went to the doctor today. laundry_queen Oct 2013 #27
amen! riverbendviewgal Oct 2013 #29
Absolutely! :) nt laundry_queen Oct 2013 #30
No, that's why I was so angry when universal health care was never on the table tavalon Oct 2013 #31
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