It is disheartening to hear our elected officials say that we cannot address our health care system’s problems because it would be too expensive. Currently, we spend $56 billion a year to pay for uninsured care. President Obama is proposing spending $634 billion over 10 years to expand insurance coverage. If you assume that costs stay the same, is it smarter to spend $560 billion on emergency care or $634 billion on getting people insured so they can access health care?
LETTER: America's health care concerns must be addressed
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