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Florida Congresswoman Sends to Every Member of Senate Canadian-born U.S. Citizen's Prescription for Health Care Reform
Date:5/12/2009

ng basic health care to all citizens
  • Revising standard cost structures
  • Implementing price range guidelines for services in order to reduce cost disparities between providers
  • Requiring all services that can be provided at home, such as intravenous (IV) infusion, to be done at home to reduce costs and the patient's risk of infection
  • Allowing Medicare to pay physicians a fair fee

  • According to Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, the Federal government should provide federal and state guidelines for private insurance instead of a single-payer federal system or a single-payer system implemented at the state level, which will:

    • Dramatically reduce costs.
    • Provide a social safety net for all eligible U.S. citizens.
    • Keep democratic and capitalist-oriented independent healthcare system intact.


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    SOURCE Philip Leitman
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