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House Proceeding 04-27-09 on Apr 27th, 2009 :: 3:09:50 to 3:11:20
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Philip Hare

3:09:50 to 3:10:11( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: do know harm. 85% of american people have health insurance and we have to control the costs. again, as dr. broun was talking, physicians and patients should be making decisions. and every american needs access to quality and affordable health care. we agree on that and we have

Philip Hare

3:09:50 to 3:11:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Philip Hare

3:10:12 to 3:10:32( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: health care -- illness should not bankrupt you. you shouldn't go bankrupt because you get cancer or other serious illness and today it does. it should be portable. we have several ways we can talk about this. it shouldn't be just tied to your job. and the cobra payments, you have to have an affordable way to do

Philip Hare

3:10:33 to 3:10:53( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: that. and lastly, every single person ought to have some investment. let me give you a quick example. let's say a patient on the medicaid ten care system in tennessee would come to my office to be treated for a cold. a perfectly rational decision because it costs nothing to do that. if you go down to the local

Philip Hare

3:10:54 to 3:11:15( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: pharmacy to get medicine, it might cost you $15 to be treated for the same cold. in this same system we are talking about, exactly what happened in that graph is what's going to happen. you are going to push people out into the public system that we've seen. i had patients that had to go to

Philip Hare

3:11:16 to 3:11:20( Edit History Discussion )

Philip Hare: knoxville to see a docr because no one would takthe medicaid-type insurance.

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