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For Americans, Getting Sick Has Its Price

This article, published in the Washington Post, is based on a recent survey that compares American health care with that of other countries. There are problems with health care systems in all countries, but Americans pay more and get less.
This is a good article. I can't just copy it here because of Portland Indymedia's rules against reposting "corporate journalism," but you can find it on the Health Care For All Oregon email list archive at:
 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/healthcareoregon/message/1983

As far as I know, this is the only state-wide discussion email list on health care issues. You can subscribe by sending an email, no message required, to:
 healthcareoregon-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

The Health Affairs journal article on which the Post article is based can be found at:
 http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/hlthaff.w5.509/DC1

Knowledge is power.

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