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Obamacare Summed Up in One Sentence

Watch this short video in which Barbara Bellar, a candidate for state senator in Illinois, sums up Obamacare in a sentence.

Here is a transcript:

“We’re going to be gifted with a healthcare plan we are forced to purchase, and fined if we don’t, which purportedly covers at least 10 million more people, without adding a single new doctor, but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents, written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand it, passed by a Congress that didn’t read it but exempted themselves from [...]

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Don’t Copy Europes Mistakes Less Government Is the Right Way to Fix Healthcare

Americans Spend more on healthcare

In this CF&P Foundation video, Eline van den Broek explains that government interference is driving up healthcare costs in America and warns that European style health “reform” will make the situation even worse. Watch this short video to find out why.

Here are the main points of the video:

Eline vandenBroek, of the European Independent Institute says that that the US healthcare system needs reform. It is complicated with too many third party payers and as the chart below depicts, is the most expensive in the world. Making the [...]

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Repealing Obamacare and Restoring a Free Market in Healthcare

Government Finances 49 Percent of US healthcare costs

Government programs and intervention were making a mess of the healthcare system, even before Obamacare was enacted. Repealing Obamacare is a good idea and will prevent a bad situation from becoming worse. This CF&P Foundation video explains, however, that repeal is just the first step if we want to genuinely restore a free market and create an efficient and cost-effective healthcare system. Restoring a free market in healthcare will lead to lower prices.

Here are the main points of the video:

Eline vandenBroek, of the European Independent Institute says [...]

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Obamacare’s Impact on Doctors

In this short video, Dr. Martha Boone, an Atlanta urologist, explains the consequences of the new health care law. Because of her fears about Obamacare, Boone moved to a less-expensive office so she could avoid dropping Medicare patients or laying off an employee.

Here are the main points of the video:

Dr. Martha Boone, an Atlanta urologist, has practiced medicine for 25 years. She has two employees working full-time fighting Medicare to obtain reimbursement for work performed. She never imagined that she would have to fight a third-party to [...]

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Costs Of “Free” Healthcare — Stossel In The Classroom

What happens when there is a free give-away? Demand goes up. In countries where healthcare is free, governments deal with that increased demand by limiting what’s available. Wait times increase. Watch this short video to find out more.

Here are the main points made in the video:

When healthcare is “free,” no one has to worry. Right? What happens when there is a free give-away? People wait in line to get it. The law of supply and demand says that lowering prices will increase demand.

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Third-Party Payer is the Biggest Economic Problem With America’s Health Care System

The real problem third party payer

This short video from the Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation explains that “third-party payer” is the main problem with America’s health care system. This is why undoing Obamacare, while desirable, is just a small first step if we want to reduce costs and boost efficiency.

Here are the main points from the video:

Consumers do not directly pay for health care. Instead they use a third party payer system, as shown below.

When we buy goods and services with our own money, we are careful about how [...]

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Healthcare And Profit — Stossel In The Classroom

This week’s lesson will provide a short video each day explaining why a market-based, not government-run, healthcare system is better. Today, watch this short video by John Stossel that explains why healthcare costs are so high and what will solve the problem.

Here are the main points conveyed in the video:

Business shouldn’t make money off of sick people, should they? Liberal film maker, Michael Moore says get the profit out and get the private insurance companies out of healthcare.

Insurance companies do want to make a profit. Insurance [...]

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