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31 Million Americans in a cost saving ACO – so why are we still in a “crisis”?

It’s estimated that some 31 million Americans now receive healthcare through an accountable care organization, according to a recent report from Oliver Wyman, with 8 million to 14 million of them being part of private ACOs launched by national and regional insurers for non-Medicare populations.

If this is the case and ACO’s save money – than why are premiums still going up? Why are we still in a “crisis”? The answer is simple – the quality of care will; be reduced to save costs. Redundant testing etc.. are a small drop in the bucket – however the question still stands – if 31 million Americans are SAVING health care costs even at a $1 each, than that’s $33 million dollars less of a “crisis” we are in. Hence why are not “we – the people” seeing any reduction in taxes or rates?

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This one sentence editorial appeared in the Peoria Journal Star  . . . . .

“A pen in the hand of this president is far more dangerous than a gun in the hands of 200 million law-abiding citizens.”

Then Clint Eastwood added his words  . . . . .

“We Americans are so tired of being thought of as dumbasses by the rest of the world that we went to the polls this past November and removed all doubt.”

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Stop & Frisk Stopped – Shootings Rise

I am curious why no one is putting the numbers together that since stop and frisk has been reduced/abandoned – shooting are on the rise.

Lets keep track of what the news reports – you never hear them say a black mail/female did so and so – what you hear is a generic statement that does little to show the realty of the situation.

Blacks commit a lot of crimes – why? Why are not they policing themselves? The true injustice is the facade of racism ocluding the realty of the situation –