Why we’re “crazy” about health care choice

Originally published in the Aurora Daily Sentinel, January 29th, 2010.  This version has links to references.

Why we’re “crazy” about health care choice

By Brian T. Schwartz and Linda Gorman

Sentinel Editor Dave Perry dismisses the Colorado Right to Health Care Choice Initiative as “crazy” and says its supporters “clearly have lost” their minds (Opinion, January 21).

The Initiative would prohibit Colorado government from requiring you to purchase health insurance.

Mr. Perry thinks that mandatory insurance is justified because “those without health insurance are driving up the cost of health care for every American.” But these added costs are trivial compared to the amount that mandatory insurance would increase premiums and taxes.

Read the rest of the article at PatientPowerNow.orgWhy we’re “crazy” about health care choice.

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2 responses to “Why we’re “crazy” about health care choice

  1. In spite the odds, health care is very important. It's one consolation for life's hard work especially to the lowly workers.

  2. In spite the odds, health care is very important. It's one consolation for life's hard work especially to the lowly workers.

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