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Fixing Our Health Care System – The New York Times

To the Editor: Re “What’s Good Health Care Worth?” (editorial, Feb. 17): Thirty-six thousand Americans die prematurely each year because they are uninsured. And more than half a million households declare bankruptcy each year because of illness or medical bills. Who could possibly benefit from such an inhumane system? Private insurers. High deductibles and co-pays,… Read More »

Misconceptions About Health Costs When You're Older – The New York Times

Some significant expenses decline as we age: Most mortgages are eventually paid off, and ideally children grow up and become self-supporting. But health care is one area in which costs are almost certain to rise. After all, one of the original justifications for Medicare — which kicks in at age 65 — is that older… Read More »