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Health care for me, not for thee

“I mean, people have access to health care in America. After all, you just go to an emergency room.” President George W. Bush, July 11, 2007 Imagine you are John Doe, married with two children, earning $30,000 a year. Your employer doesn’t offer health insurance and you can’t afford to buy it privately. You’re worried about some heart issues, so you go to the local emergency room. You wait your turn, and then tell the doctor, “I’m here for my annual check-up.” What will the doctor say? After the doctor stops laughing, he or she will gently remind you that …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 8, 2013 12:33PM Published Nov 5, 2013 07:27PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.