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Senate Proceeding on Mar 24th, 2010 :: 6:44:20 to 6:45:35
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Richard Burr

6:44:03 to 6:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: of all this. in coburn know mr. coburn coburn: so what happens to all of this? the effect rid of the insurance market. mr. gregg: well, that's the goal, isn't it?

Richard Burr

6:44:20 to 6:45:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

6:44:24 to 6:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: mr. coburn: that's the goal. mr. burr: even though some would choose to have the coverage and pay the fine, we've got an emergency room system that is obligated to see those traumatic care. so for those that claim tha we've now sorted out the system to where the high cost delivery of care doesn't exist? no, again, we've exa problem. and i think senator coburn hit on the key.

Richard Burr

6:44:47 to 6:45:07( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: as you try to handle theealth care of individuals by limiting the reimbursement, whether that's the way we're limited in the amendment you're trying to fix, whether we do it by shoving into medicaid, you have now cost-shifted more money to the side causing greater inflation for the health care of many in this country.

Richard Burr

6:45:08 to 6:45:28( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: mr. gregg: well, isn't it true -- you're absolutely right, senator. but isn't it true that one of the ultimate cost shifts is to claim that the health care bill is fiscally responsible when it ignores the fact that doctors are being cut by 21% and doesn't

Richard Burr

6:45:29 to 6:45:35( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: even attempt to address that huge problem which represents $65 billion over three years?

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