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Author: canonian Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75383  
Subject: Re: Health Insurance for Early Retirees Date: 10/15/2007 10:01 AM
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So if someone has a 0.01% chance of "pulling through" a condition that everyone considers imminently terminal and it will cost a million dollars to treat, we shouldn't flinch? It's a noble thought, and anyone is free to do that with their own money, but as public policy health care dollars are not (and will not be) infinite. Tough choices will sometimes have to be made.

You have turned my comment into the extreme. Lets go with they are in the hospital because of a car accident that requires $250,000 worth of work. They are 35 years old, healthy otherwise.
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