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How this crisis could help us get to health-care reform; by Paul Waldman,

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'Everything wrong with our current system is now being highlighted; most vivid is the  numbers of people are going to get huge bills from being treated for covid-19. Insurance companies made a big deal about waiving cost-sharing for coronavirus tests, but if you get it and have to get treated, you could still face thousands of dollars in costs, especially if you have a high-deductible plan of the kind that has proliferated in recent years.That’s not to mention the huge numbers of Americans who have no insurance at all — especially in Republican-run states that refused the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of Medicaid — and what to do about the millions or perhaps tens of millions of people who are losing their jobs and so may lose health care.'

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