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I beg you, please check some facts before spouting the democrat party line. Check how such plans affected the medical profession in Massachusetts and Washington. Increased wait times, decreased quality of care, increased cost of insurance, decreased pay to service providers (such as yourself).

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Under the state of Washington's medical-insurance reform of 1993 - which resembled Hillarycare so strongly that some pages of the bill went from prep room to the state House floor bearing fax-page headers from the White House - in some Washington counties the cost of individually purchased health-care insurance dropped to precisely $0.00 by midyear 1994...


... because insurers stopped renewal of existing policies and would not write new ones. At all.

(And in the 1994 election, the state House went from solid majority Democrat to solid majority Republican. The state Senate retained a slim Democrat lead, but with an unusually high proportion of new faces even among the Democrats. Virtually all the newcomers and a substantial share of the returning incumbents had made campaign promises to repeal the 1993 reform. It was that bad, that fast. The 1995 reform created what is quite possibly the most sensible - but not perfect - set of health-care-insurance laws in the country.)
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