Obama’s healthcare folly

 

Healthcare folly

When President Obama suggested healthcare for all Americans, it sounded like a great idea to many people. But he did nothing to control the rising cost of pharmaceuticals, physicians, hospitals and private health insurance.

Obama told America that the free market, capitalism and competition would result in healthcare that people could afford. But people will be horrified to have to meet a deductible of $4,000 to $5,000 before the insurance that they pay for will pay a nickel.

Jeffrey Fichtelberg, Miami Beach

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