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  •  or, they never had a catastrophic accident (3+ / 0-)
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    ladybug53, historys mysteries, Joieau

    or illness to deal with, either themselves or a close family member.  

    If all you're hitting the system for is an annual checkup, maybe a sprain, or even a baby (assuming healthy mom, easy delivery, healthy kid), then yeah, you might think our health insurance system is just peachy.  

    Ask someone like 'Jim', or anyone with cancer, or with a parent who's had a stroke, and prepare for a 180-degree different view.  

    Comfort the afflicted. Afflict the comfortable.

    by FindingMyVoice on Sat May 25, 2013 at 11:18:26 AM PDT

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    •  Well, it's just looking out for (1+ / 0-)
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      FindingMyVoice

      the integrity of the system. Wouldn't want people scamming insurance companies or gub'mint programs with fake babies, fraudulent cancers or merely minor massive strokes and heart attacks and stuff, would you?

      /snark

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