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The Bane of Health Insurance

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The Bane of Health Insurance
by Jet Graphics

Universal Health Care / Insurance is a scam, a scheme, and shameful

You have heard it repeated in all news media: The cry of the suffering uninsured. It is raised to seek our consent and approval of the most shameful, disgusting, and destructive collectivist concept - universal health care.

Make no mistake about it - it is based on a lie, a scam, and a scheme.

Health "Insurance" does not insure health - it is a complex scheme to hide thieves from plain sight, while they line their pockets at your expense.

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Consider Health Maintenance Organizations - for a small prepaid fee,  one would get “all” the medical treatment that one needed - as long as it conformed to the guidelines - and didn’t violate the contract small print. However, there was one small side effect no one paid much attention to - the skim. These “organizations” were taking a healthy skim of profits from the pool of money that was earmarked to pay for physicians, nurses, medicines, hospitals, equipment, etc. Simple math skills should tell us that the skim means HIGHER COST.

Whatever the medical establishment was being paid before insurance, would cost MORE after insurance. It is inescapable.

In addition, the voluminous record keeping requirements of insurance  plans meant that the physician at a small clinic had to mutate into a bloated bureaucracy with intake secretaries, assistants, nurses, paper pushing  clerks, legal guidance, malpractice insurance, and so on. And the cost would go UP while service would go DOWN.

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And the same thing happened to every employer who offered “health  insurance” to the employees. Increased cost, for less benefit. Don't  forget that this expense was passed on to the customer, hidden in the retail price.

Make no mistake about it - insurance has driven up the cost of buying medical treatment, while driving down the payments per patient to the medical staff.

When you couple usury into any enterprise, taking a fee, in money, from the use of the money, you corrupt it. Usury is an abomination,condemned by every religion (except Satanism). (For those who honor the Bible, see Ezekiel 18:13 KJV) Every aspect of the health care industry that pays usury / interest to nonperforming "investors" is abominable, gaining riches from the suffering of millions.

Now, we see candidates campaigning on the promise to make health care  available to EVERYONE. Can you imagine how much that will cost you?  How much less you will get per payment? How much more skim “the insiders” will get? How large the bureaucracy will be? How long you will have to wait, in queues, lines, and waiting rooms?

Oppose the call for “Universal Health Insurance”, and promote every way to drive DOWN the cost for hiring medical practitioners and buying necessary treatment. Kick out the usurers who parasitically feed on the ill and suffering masses, who are bled to death for the usurer's wicked gain.Kick out the bureaucrats who bloat on complexity and regulation. Stop requiring the sick to buy permission from a licensed drug pusher before buying the drugs they need.

If we truly want universal health care, repeal all laws that prevent people from treating their brethren. Eliminate the “controlled substance” prohibition, and allow any adult the right to acquire whatever medicines or substances he deems necessary for his health. Increase access to medical education, and end the artificial scarcity of medical practitioners. End the monopoly of the Medical establishment, and industrialize medical care where practical.

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An example of the benefits of mass production medical care is cataract  surgery in the third world.
Tabin and Ruit deliver cataract surgery at $20 per surgery. Which is 175 times cheaper than $3,500 (U.S.A.) pricetag, thanks to the medical insurance “industry”. (Imagine the cost if / when UHC kicks in!)

Why not establish “factory” surgeries that are set up for one specific type of surgery? Ditto for diagnostics, dentists, opticians, and other segments of the health care industry. With specialized “factory”surgeries, technicians need only train for that specialty, reducing the cost while increasing the pool of skilled care givers.

The people have been misled for generations to believe that the  government is the source of last resort. Never forget that (socialist) government gives nothing that was not first taken from somebody else.  Government (Socialist) makes nothing but more government.

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