health reform to be undone... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • e l pratt
    • 10.11.10 | 05:31 (IST)

    Actually, there should be some kind of national health insurance in the U.S. Properly done, it would be funded like the social security retirement plan is by matching funds contributed by the taxpayer and the companies that he/she works for. The difference is that the health insurance should be available as a stop-gap policy when one is unemployed (between jobs) or when one retires (goes on social security permanently). Both of these programs should be run like a chinese laundry: No tickey, no shirtee. More planely put, If you don't/won't work, you don't have any benefits. Also, the programs monies must be sacrosanct--untouchable for any reason except by the account holders.

    from the article: The alchemist (II)
    First published 01:03 09.11.10 | Last updated 01:03 09.11.10
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