Tuesday, August 28, 2007
Breaking News - more uninsurred
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans without health insurance rose to 47 million in 2006 (up from 44.8 million). This means 15.8% of Americans have no health insurance to cover their medical needs.
Ever wonder why hospital costs are so high? Ever wonder why people use the ER for primary care? Ever wonder why we rank so low in the world on health outcomes? Ever wonder why people are so anxious about their future health? Do ya think our system might be broken?
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