Comments for: U.S. employees to face health care sticker shock

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, at 10:41 a.m.

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Visit to New York City orthopedist: $223. One X-ray: $50. One follow-up magnetic resonance imaging test: $766. Total bill for checking out that aching shoulder: $1,039 – all to be paid by the patient, rather than the insurer. Health care has gone retail. Over the next …

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  • Guest

    Single payer universal health care for everyone. 

    • Anonymous

      And watch our fumbling, feeble economy go into the terlit.

      Ya.
      That’s the ticket!

  • Anonymous

    We are getting closer and closer to open season on the greedy in America. People are getting sick and tired of being screwed by banks, insurance companies, lawyers, and our own politicians. When the outrage reaches critical mass, then the shooting will start. Every single time throughout recorded history when greed gets the upper hand it always leads to blood shed. ALWAYS. 

  • Anonymous

    Time to let employers BE employers and to deliver health care to our citizenry through a single-payor universal system.

    Employers are sick and tired of wasting their time and blowing their money on employee health plans.

  • Anonymous

    So how do the sheep like the beloved Obama now ???  This is happening during HIS WATCH.  Best to rethink that intended vote for him.   This is nothing new, especially for those who do NOT have health insurance.  This Will continue with the Obama Care as well.  Stop drinking the kool aid.

  • Anonymous

    If this is what it takes to get us to universal coverage then this is a helpful step. This will let (force?) consumers  to realize our health care system costs way too much  and has worse outcomes compared to the rest of the world. The benefits of universal coverage will be understood, finally.

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