Just Go to an Emergency Room!

Remember when Bush so innocently stated,

“I mean, people have access to health care in America. After all, you just go to an emergency room.”

Yeah, I do. And so does New York Times columnist Paul Krugman. He writes a great Op/Ed about all the excuses the administration uses to avoid dealing with the health care crisis.

No, Bush. It’s not just the illegal immigrants who don’t have health care. It’s the lower and middle classes who work and still don’t receive the care they need. Don’t forget about the one in four Americans who are also underinsured.

Need a primer on the benefits of universal health care? The American Student Medical Association breaks it down into simpler terms.

Want to get involved in health care reform in your state? Check out the Universal Health Care Action Network for state-by-state resources.

Health Care Excuses – [New York Times]


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