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And if someone was going to get rich, who would you prefer? People who get rich by providing health care? or people who get rich by denying health care?


… don’t worry about anyone providing healthcare under the tenants of Urkelcare or any single payer system getting rich … the Donkeys have always structured the “cost savings” in those laws by reducing the payments to doctors and hospitals.

The payment schedules for Medicaid in force today has many healthcare providers boycotting the treatment of Medicaid patients due to the low payment schedules … these patients then find medical services at the emergency room which cannot refuse them treatment. If single payer systems were instituted, why wouldn’t there be a larger number of such refusal to treat cases showing up ... and an even greater reliance on emergency room treatment?

My question: IF you get your vaunted single payer system and the fees for doctors and hospitals are reduced to the level where there is a refusal by healthcare staff to provide services, what would you do then?

Would the single payer advocates suggest indentured servitude for medical practitioners? Or would you advocate for a fully socialized medical system like that found on Indian reservations in this country ... among the worst medical care found anywhere in the civilized world...

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