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    Study Shows Benefits of Providing Medical Insurance to Poor

    When poor people are given medical insurance, they not only find regular doctors and see doctors more often but they also feel better, are less depressed and are better able to maintain financial stability, according to a new, large-scale study that provides the first rigorously controlled assessment of the impact of Medicaid...

    Study Finds Benefits in Health Insurance for the Poor - NYTimes.com

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    I don't know how I feel about this issue. I think that people should be able to get health care, but I wish they would just reduce the need for insurance by making health costs more reasonable, instead of forcing the state to pick up the tab for health care for people that cannot afford it. Thanks for sharing the post.

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      Not sure how I feel about that either. If someone gave me a free car and put a free tank of gas in it once a week, then I would be inclined to drive more. So, to say that when people are given health insurance they are more inclined to go see a doctor, it really is no surprise.
      Brian

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