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giuliani healthcare

Wow…  But the least of evil gets my vote.

MSNBC:

Critical to Giuliani’s plan is a $15,000 tax deduction for families to buy private health insurance, instead of getting insurance through employers. Any leftover funds could be rolled over year-to-year for medical expenses.

Campaigning in this first primary state, Giuliani said his goal is to give individuals more control over their health care. The former New York mayor said as more people buy plans, insurers will drop their prices, making insurance affordable to those who lack it now.

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August 1, 2007 - Posted by | geo/pol

2 Comments »

  1. “as more people buy plans, insurers will drop their prices, making insurance affordable to those who lack it now.”

    I have less faith in the marketplace. In my experience, as more people buy whatever, the sellers make more money and diversify their offerings. Prices don’t necessarily drop…

    Comment by CW | August 1, 2007 | Reply

  2. Insurance is like shoes or houses. Everyone needs it, so they are able to charge more than it’s worth.

    Comment by Spencer | August 2, 2007 | Reply


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