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Old 07-05-2007, 04:10 PM   #1
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BusinessWeek 3 July 07 healthcare articles

This may be old news, but BusinessWeek is trying to bring in a new spotlight and start a new dialogue.

Safeway's CEO wants government to take over corporate healthcare:
One CEO's Health-Care Crusade

Unions take first steps to work with corporations to reduce healthcare costs:
Andy Stern: Health-Care Champion

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Old 07-05-2007, 09:28 PM   #2
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I'm sure the execs profiled would be delighted to outsource the provision of healthcare for their rank and file employees to the US taxpayer. The true question is, will these same execs going to be happy when it takes 9 months to get THEIR non-emergency MRI scheduled, as can be the case in other countries who have set up single payor systems?

My guess is "no" - and the creation / expansion of a two tiered system is really what's being requested.

Nothing that hasn't already been debated at length on this board and elsewhere.
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