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Posted: Monday, June 9, 2014 7:00 pm

How much does the average New Mexican pay for health care? Too damn much. Roughly 19 percent of your income goes toward your health care, on average. Now research from Harvard shows that health care spending will grow faster than the economy for at least the next 20 years.

“Obamacare” was supposed to prevent this — but it can’t. Rather than reform health care, Obamacare merely expanded health insurance — a costly system that leaves patients behind and is largely responsible for spiraling costs.

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1 comment:

  • Pierce Knolls posted at 9:04 am on Tue, Jun 10, 2014.

    Mister Pierce Posts: 1675

    Thanks to Obamacare, my premiums went up 27%, and my co-pays and deductible nearly doubled. The Affordable Care Act is anything but.

     

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