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Senate Proceeding on Dec 5th, 2009 :: 1:32:40 to 1:33:50
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Judd Gregg

1:32:30 to 1:32:40( Edit History Discussion )

Judd Gregg: which is absolutely wrong, in my opinion, because there's no reason we as a congress should decide the compensation levels for people who are in the

Johnny Isakson

1:32:40 to 1:33:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

1:32:41 to 1:33:01( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: private sector. mr. mccain: the mr. isakson: i just wanted to put a face on what home health ca health care in america. my youngest son was in a horrible accident in 1989. he was hospitalized for eight weeks, had four surgeries, developed an infection, had some bone marrow threats.

Johnny Isakson

1:33:02 to 1:33:22( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: he was put in home health care after those eight weeks and at a cost of just pennies on the dollar, a visiting nurse came and helped my wife and i administer antibiotic drips periodically so he could continue to have the protection he needed to fight off the fection. the eight weeks he was in the hospital cost over $100,000. the eight weeks following that when he was at home in home

Johnny Isakson

1:33:23 to 1:33:43( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: health care costnly a few thousand dollars. we're taking an agency and a service that's provided the american people -- provided to the american people that greatly reduces the cost of health care, improves the individual, and forcing the only option for somebody hurt like that to be in a hospital. now, granted he wasn't in medicare, but people in medicare are in accidents and have the

Johnny Isakson

1:33:44 to 1:33:50( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: same type of things happen. so the patent effect of this is on the one hand you save money to pay for somebody else's government option alth

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