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riverbendviewgal

(4,260 posts)
13. Like Me?
Mon Oct 21, 2013, 09:40 AM
Oct 2013

It is a blessing to go to the doctor's, walk in and walk out without signing papers, or getting a bill. Same for the hospital, lab tests etc.

This is what one payer is like..

I too live in a rural Area, where there are a lot of seniors...Some have a half hour drive to the local hospital or more.. But they don't have to worry abut bills. We even have nurses who go around each day to help those sick at home with diseases that keep them bedridden or who are undergoing chemo and have to be monitored.

We have preventative care. We are taken care of when there is a serious ailment. No waiting.

No Insurance death panels here.

I love paying my taxes to pay for this. They really are not that much. I believe all my taxes for both provincial and Federal which cover Military, education, infrastructure and health...etc. are about 22 percent...that was last years percentage. There are property taxes and that is individual for wherever one lives if one owns property..

All of us up here , your northern neighbors are flabbergasted at the republicans wanting to drive the country to bankruptcy to keep people from getting health care...and especially when those same republicans profess to be "Christian". Unbelievable!

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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