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House Proceeding 06-11-09 on Jun 11th, 2009 :: 1:45:30 to 1:47:45
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Charles W. Dent

1:45:16 to 1:45:37( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: with alternative ideas and the charts you just identified in terms of cancer viewer sife built rates and heth costs drive home the point that americans across this country understand that we have a health care crisis and particularly in cost. and they understand that depending on how we engage in health care reform could impact

Charles W. Dent

1:45:30 to 1:47:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles W. Dent

1:45:38 to 1:46:00( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: the care they receive. americans are concerned about medical breakthroughs, innovation and quality and concerned about to get the care they need when they need it. if care is delayed, care is denied. and you pointed out some interesting statistics from canada. interestingly enou, there are

Charles W. Dent

1:46:01 to 1:46:22( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: a number of people in parliament , a great proponent of the canadian health care system. d what happened, she contracted breast cancer and for whatever reason she decided to get care in the united states and it created a controversy in canada because it spoke to the issue in canada because the

Charles W. Dent

1:46:23 to 1:46:44( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: canadian system was good enough for the canadians but not to this member of parliament. it spoke of the two-tier system, those who can't get the care when they need it, they go south. so the second tier of canadian health care can be provided across the border and people pay top dollar.

Charles W. Dent

1:46:45 to 1:47:05( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: we have to talk about that quite a bit as we engage in this discussion. care delayed is care denied. people understand that costs are rising and i will talk about medical liability reform, why we need that and that is a major cost and why defensive medicine costs have gone up because of the tort system in the united

Charles W. Dent

1:47:06 to 1:47:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: states. there is too much money being spent in the courtroom and not in the operating room. we all understand that. and we are joined tonight by our friend and colleague, dr. murphy., a background in psychology and has a great deal of interest in this ise. i yield to my

Charles W. Dent

1:47:27 to 1:47:45( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: colleagu pennsylvania. mr. murphy: i thank my friend from pennsylvania one of the concerns that comes up repeatedly when talking about health care is the cost.

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