Barbara Carnahan: Obamacare better than alternatives

June 25, 2014 

My son brought me a copy of Time news magazine. There is an article regarding how poorly the United States rates in the health care systems; we are in 11th place. The wealthiest country in the world, and we have the poorest health care system.

All those listed above us have nationalized health care. I know a number of Canadians who love their system. Yes, they have to wait for certain elective procedures; but not for treatment of life-threatening illnesses, such a heart surgeries.

My friends in Washington state are thrilled to be covered by insurance for the first time in their lives under Obamacare!

Barbara Carnahan, Escalon

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