We had a socialistic health care plan called “Obamacare.” Unfortunately, the Affordable Care Act is only affordable if you are extremely poor. I fell into that category for a period of time. As I had not had insurance for as long as I could remember, I was delighted at this “new experience” of being able to see a doctor.
What I discovered, regrettably, was a system that did more harm than good. Doctor after doctor prescribed medications that I was sensitive to, with full knowledge of my sensitivities. Why? Perhaps because they get kickbacks and are thereby able to make considerably more money. Regardless, I could not go to doctors outside of my “plan,” so I was stuck.
Today, we have the opportunity to repeal “Obamacare.” A full repeal is the only solution. To replace “Obamacare” with something else would result in nothing other than a socialistic health care plan that is tied with a big, blue Republican bow as opposed to a red one.
This country never relied on the government to pay for all U.S. citizens’ health care. Privatized health care with reforms and competition will make premiums affordable.
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Alacia Edwards, Grover Beach