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Author Topic: Insurers do everything they can to avoid covering people  (Read 732 times)

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Offline bimazek

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Insurers do everything they can to avoid covering people
« on: March 07, 2007, 04:37:33 AM »
Insurers] do everything they can to avoid covering people when they do get ill, [companies] fight paying for it

this from normans posts seems true... the patch work and state by state difference and the fact that people are dying waiting for adap is a terrible testiment to the greed and true evil or republicans, to think that our fathers and grandfathers and great great grandfathers fought and died in Vietnam, korea, WW1, WW2, civil war, revolutionary war and such for some kind of equality and common sense.  We all know what kind of people run the insurance companies, they do anything not to pay a bill,

it is unchristian, jesus as a presidential candidate recently said would be appalled,

from normans post "We spend twice as much per person on health care as the average of all the other advanced countries, and that gap is growing. Yet, we get less for our money. We have over 40 million people with no insurance at all. Most of the rest of us are under-insured. The usual indices of health, like life expectancy and infant mortality, are toward the bottom in the U.S. compared with other advanced countries. So, something’s wrong, and it’s the system. A market-based system distributes health care as a commodity according to the ability to pay, instead of as a social service distributed according to need. Yet, there’s an inverse relationship between one’s ability to pay for health care and one’s medical needs. The situation gets crazier when you allow competing, investor-owned insurance companies to insure Americans, because they have learned that the best way to compete is to keep costs down by skimping on health services. We have the only health care system on the world that’s based on dodging sick people. [Insurers] do everything they can to avoid covering people at high risk of getting ill, and when they do get ill, [companies] fight paying for it. They exclude certain expensive conditions as much as possible. They pass those costs back to the patient or another insurer. And that takes a lot of paperwork, and a lot of overhead.


Offline Val

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Re: Insurers do everything they can to avoid covering people
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2007, 04:50:29 AM »
Gosh, when I read articles like this one when think that some French people still find a way to complain about our more than extraordinary health insurance! It is sad, though.

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