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The Spirit of the Place 

Last Updated: 08/13/2013 3:42 pm

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So, the hope is that there will be a universal, single-payer system. Doctors want it. They hate the private insurance system because they have to deal with insurance companies. You’ve got a third of the budget for medical care in the country going to administrative costs of insurance companies—that’s like $300 billion dollars a year just for paperwork! None of the presidential candidates would dare talk about that. They are still talking about using insurance companies. The insurance lobby is incredibly powerful. Nobody’s crossing them. But you’ve got to change the system.

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