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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 4:41:15 to 4:43:30
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Kathy Castor

4:41:13 to 4:41:36( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: in the last 10 years because they were dependent on medicare people who didn't have health insurance. . ms. castor: our hospitals are often times taking care of folks who don't have health insurance. there's a great. a uncompensated care and it feeds that vicious cycle in america where someone has to pay that cost.

Kathy Castor

4:41:15 to 4:43:30( Edit History Discussion )
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Kathy Castor

4:41:37 to 4:41:58( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: and it's put onto the backs of families with insurance. often times having to pick up the tab for some people who have not taken personal responsibility for their health. but as we launch into the debate , it's very heartening that we have groups like the american medical association and aarp by

Kathy Castor

4:41:59 to 4:42:21( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: our side along with the american cancer society, the american academy of pediatrics, the american academy of opt meteorology, campaign for tobacco-free kids. these lists go on and on. these are americans and interest groups from all across the country that have been involved for years in trying to get to

Kathy Castor

4:42:22 to 4:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: this point, to provide meaningful health care to erican families, to ensure that that insurance, wn you pay those premiums and co-pays, is really something you can count on, it's coverage that you can count on and then extr gotten smarter, that we need to do more in prevention and wellness, we're going to invest

Kathy Castor

4:42:45 to 4:43:06( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: in a great new health care work force. it means a lot to my home district in tampa because we have a large research university, the university of south florida, with the college of medicine, college of nursing, college of public health, physical therapy, directly across the street from the busiest v.a. hospital in the country. the new loan repayment

Kathy Castor

4:43:07 to 4:43:27( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: scholarships that will be provided to young people or anyone that wants to find a job in the health care work force, this is a landmark in that new work force and when you look at the unemployment numbers across america right now, the one sector where jobs are being created and there are opportunities is in health care.

Kathy Castor

4:43:28 to 4:43:32( Edit History Discussion )

Kathy Castor: it might be in i.t., in the electronic medical records, but

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