Real debate might fix what ails health care

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Author(s) Chicago Sun-Times editorial board
Source Chicago Sun-Times
Date August 12, 2009
Quotes-start.png "Health insurance premiums in the United States continue to rise three times faster than incomes. Medicare will go bust in a decade. Budget deficits due to soaring health-care costs will continue to mount. Millions of Americans will continue to lose their health insurance when they lose their jobs, or will tap out their benefits because of an enormously expensive catastrophic illness, or find themselves unable to get new insurance because of a pre-existing medical condition, such as cancer." Quotes-end.png

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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Act should be passed on the topic Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.