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user-inactivated  ·  258 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Whole Foods under Amazon: empty shelves, fewer local choices, fewer samples

Damn. That's a really insightful write up. I don't have much to say other than I'm now even more interested in how this whole insurance thing ends up shaking out.




kleinbl00  ·  258 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The only solution that makes sense is single payer.

user-inactivated  ·  258 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Unfortunately, I don't think that's gonna happen anytime soon, for a whole number of reasons. I hope I'm wrong though.

kleinbl00  ·  258 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Naaah. It's gonna happen, and it's gonna happen soon. Aetna is for it. Krauthammer thinks we'll have it in six years.

Single payer is different than "socialized medicine." Single payer means the government says who's eligible, the government sets the prices, the open market provides the services and the open market provides the insurance. Medicare is single payer. Medicaid is single payer. It's capitalism with "care for citizens" added.

Something like 40% of our clients are already single payer.