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Maine's government run health care a dismal failure

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    ..........The program passed on the promise that it would pay for itself in savings and cover the uninsured. However, it only insured about 36 percent of the previously uninsured, and 64 percent of those in the program left their private insurer for the public option, according to the 2008 annual report.

    Meanwhile, the state’s taxpayers have spent $154.8 million to keep the program operating, premiums have increased, and the average subsidy cost is $300 per person per month. ..........


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  2. SeekingTruth

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    No surprise here. You ain't seen nothin' yet. Just wait until the so-called Health Care plan now being muscled through Congress is passed and becomes law. Any other failures will be relegated to minor glitches by comparison.
     
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