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Newly Launched Free Choice Foundation Attempts Rescue of Japan's Private Heath Care Network
Date:7/1/2009

Founded by Ronald Kessler, an American expatriate living in Japan for the past 30 years, The Free Choice Foundation is a newly established grassroots organization with a core strategy based primarily on President Obama's reform principle of 'guarantee choice' with regards to healthcare.

Tokyo, Japan (PRWEB) July 1, 2009 -- Based on the spirit of U.S. President Obama's 'Guarantee Choice,' newly formed grassroots organization Free Choice Foundation will lobby the Japanese government for foreigners' right to choose whether to be enrolled in socialized medicine or private healthcare. Created by Ronald Kessler, an American expatriate living in Japan, Free Choice plans to compile factual data regarding the needs of the foreign community in Japan and present it to the Japanese government, President Obama, and newly appointed Ambassador to Japan, John Roos.

When President Obama announced his 'Three Principles for Real Health Care Reform,' one in particular caught Kessler's attention. The President's 2nd Principle of 'guarantee choice' declares that "Americans must have the freedom to keep whatever doctor and health care plan they have, or select a new doctor or health care plan if they choose." After hearing those words, Kessler went into action almost immediately laying the groundwork for the new organization.

While socialized health care in Japan is compulsory for all residents, many expatriates avoid enrollment in favor of private insurance, which typically carries important foreigner-friendly benefits that the socialized system does not. For instance, there are a small number of foreign doctors practicing medicine in Japan outside of the soc
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