Crooks and Liars reports SiCKO has Blue Cross Scrambling… and prints the text of a secret internal memo from Blue Cross in which they try to hone a counter-message.
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What is the real solution, if Michael Moores government sponsored universal health care is not the answer?
The crux of the “SICKO” documentary is the disconnect between our expectations and the reality of health care. We are expecting compassionate care from another human being, and instead we get a faceless corporation. The person behind the desk or window is an agent of a health care corporation, which is not a human being, whose primary goal is to increase corporate profit.
This is America, and corporate profit is good, the profit motive forming the basis Americas greatness. The basic problem is that a corporation is not a human being. Therein lies the fallacy of replacing a corporation with a government agency, neither of which is a human being, when what we really want is a human being to deliver compassionate health care, and assist in serious health care decisions.
Review of “SICKO”, by Jeffrey Dach MD
Jeffrey Dach MD
Isn’t the real point that we could save 20% by cutting out a lot of middlemen?