Blog Posts By: Senator Chris Steineger

What Is Socialized Medicine?

May 6, 2009


Socialized medicine is where the government collects taxes from everyone, then gives out some sort of health care benefit. Socialized medicine is where the government owns & operates the payer system that pays the bills. Socialized medicine is where the government owns & operates the hospitals. Socialized medicine is where the Doctors, nurses, orderlies and […]

The Difficulties of Health Care Reform

April 21, 2009


Health care reform in the U.S. is difficult because we have assembled the most complicated, convoluted, inefficient, un-systemic health care “non-system” of the industrialized nations. The two biggest cost drivers are: the American lifestyle of too much food and not enough exercise, and the payer “system”. Changing these two factors are “extremely difficult” and “difficult”. […]


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