We Already Have a Broken, Bankrupt National Health Care Program – Do We Want Another?

Our national, one-payer health care system called Medicare was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1965. When Medicare went into effect in 1966, over 19 million people enrolled. Through the 1970s and 80s, changes to Medicare were relatively minor. The program was adjusted slightly to supposedly increase efficiency and reduce costs, and coverage […]

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Health Care and the Affordable Care Act 2010

Since the first open enrolment period to register under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has now expired this is a good time to look back and reflect on the state of health care before the Act and to see what changes were made by the new law. BEFORE THE ACA Before 2010, health care was […]

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