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Old 06-22-2009, 09:26 AM   #121
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How do you force people who could pay for insurance but haven't to purchase a policy? Do you arrest them if they choose not to purchase? Do you withhold care? Unless service is completely free, people who won't buy insurance now won't buy it after the government takes over unless some serious penalty is involved. If you are one who believes that your budget won't handle a premium payment now, why would you believe that your budget would be able to handle a premium payment after the government gets involved?
This is why I favored Wyden's plan of two or three years ago. It did keep insurance companies but premiums were collected through the income tax system.


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Old 06-22-2009, 02:57 PM   #122
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You are correct, but that is because it is not included in the bill. If it takes legislation to get the medical industry to change i highly doubt they will do anything not required of them.

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