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Health care reform vs health “insurance” reform

Friends:  These days we are being bombarded with propaganda on this matter.  Alas, most of it reflects primarily the views and desires of the insurance industry, and has little if any informative value.  This piece by long-time Philadelphia-area writer Dave Lindorff is clear and sensible.  We can’t hope to make good decisions without being able to envision them and take them seriously.

” … the simplest way to solve America’s health care crisis would be to just start a gradual expansion of Medicare, say by lowering the age of coverage to 55, and then 45, and then 35, until everyone was covered and the insurance industry was pushed out of the health sector.” Continue reading