Lessons from the States on the Costs of Universal Health Care

According to Gallup, 89% of adults report that they are currently covered by private health insurance, or a federal program such as Medicare or Medicaid. Only 11% say they have no health insurance. Also 58% of Americans are satisfied with the total cost that they pay for their health care. Compare that to the 79% of Americans who say they are dissatisfied with the total cost of health care in this country, a figure up from 71% in 2001.

It would seem form these results that Americans want to keep their choice in health care provider and would not like to see the total cost of health care in this country sky rocket. Unfortunately that is exactly the opposite direction President-elect Barak Obama wants to take us. We have already seen what happens when health insurance is guaranteed to all in both Hawaii and Massachusetts. Continue reading . . .


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