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Old 03-17-2010, 08:53 PM  
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Walgreens: no new Medicaid patients as of April 16

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Old 03-17-2010, 09:00 PM   #2
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er, so WHAT begins?
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:34 PM   #3
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er, so WHAT begins?
Seriously? This question explains a lot, but I'll spell it out.

1. Pharmacy A says "no more Medicaid".
2. Pharmacies B,C, and D suddenly are getting more money-losing Medicaid patients.
3. Pharmacies B,C, and D decide they, too, are sick of this, and they follow suit one-by-one, with each one that leaves shifting more of the burden onto the others.
4. Nobody takes Medicaid.

Now repeat the exercise, only with Medicare.
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:36 PM   #4
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:39 PM   #5
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Seriously? This question explains a lot, but I'll spell it out.

1. Pharmacy A says "no more Medicaid".
2. Pharmacies B,C, and D suddenly are getting more money-losing Medicaid patients.
3. Pharmacies B,C, and D decide they, too, are sick of this, and they follow suit one-by-one, with each one that leaves shifting more of the burden onto the others.
4. Nobody takes Medicaid.

Now repeat the exercise, only with Medicare.

5. Federal government steps in and mandates that businesses take medicaid patients.
6. Walgreen's Pharmacies close to cut costs, reducing access.
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Old 03-17-2010, 09:39 PM   #6
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Seriously? This question explains a lot, but I'll spell it out.

1. Pharmacy A says "no more Medicaid".
2. Pharmacies B,C, and D suddenly are getting more money-losing Medicaid patients.
3. Pharmacies B,C, and D decide they, too, are sick of this, and they follow suit one-by-one, with each one that leaves shifting more of the burden onto the others.
4. Nobody takes Medicaid.

Now repeat the exercise, only with Medicare.
I wasn't even going to humor him.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:09 PM   #7
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It's the STATE OF WASHINGTON MEDICAID, right?

It's NOT 50 states. Right?
It's NOT Federal. Right?
It's NOT Medicare. Right?
It's NOT Obamacare. Right?


Thought so.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:12 PM   #8
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It's the STATE OF WASHINGTON MEDICAID, right?

It's NOT 50 states. Right?
It's NOT Federal. Right?
It's NOT Medicare. Right?
It's NOT Obamacare. Right?


Thought so.
Things never start incrementally. Great point. The fact that all Walgreens, nay, all pharmacies in the country didn't burn down every store and piss on the ashes at the exact time shows that the system works.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:20 PM   #9
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What exactly is supposed to be the point? That medical care is too expensive?

Who's arguing.

Washington cut its Medicaid budget, so now there's less healthcare available to Medicaid recipients. Never would have seen that coming.

There is a bright side, though. Now that the government is out of the way, the White Knights of capitalism will surely be riding in to save the day!
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:21 PM   #10
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This has been coming for a long time. The state of Washington has just made it impossible for drug stores to profit from Medicaid sales. I expect more to follow suit.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:22 PM   #11
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So while every other civilized country on this planet is providing UHC that is both cheaper and more effective than what the average American is paying for health insurance right now, Americans are worried that Walgreens might lose a little bit profit because it will be slightly more difficult to turn the screws on said average American when he/she goes shopping for the drug he/she needs to stay alive or what not.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:23 PM   #12
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Hmmm,either more people can saved from dying to treatable ailments or some corporations can make slightly more profits. Tough choice.
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:24 PM   #13
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So while every other civilized country on this planet is providing UHC that is both cheaper and more effective than what the average American is paying for health insurance right now, Americans are worried that Walgreens might lose a little bit profit because it will be slightly more difficult to turn the screws on said average American when he/she goes shopping for the drug he/she needs to stay alive or what not.
Um, how does our population relate to the population in those "other countires"?
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:26 PM   #14
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Um, how does our population relate to the population in those "other countires"?
There are no "other countries!" I made them all up. America has the best health care in the world if you are a visiting dignitary with limitless wealth. USA #1!!!!
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Old 03-17-2010, 10:29 PM   #15
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So while every other civilized country on this planet is providing UHC that is both cheaper and more effective than what the average American is paying for health insurance right now, Americans are worried that Walgreens might lose a little bit profit because it will be slightly more difficult to turn the screws on said average American when he/she goes shopping for the drug he/she needs to stay alive or what not.

Every other civilized country on the planet has their national defense subsidized by us at no cost. Where do we get the money to subsidize their national defense so that they can use those resources on programs like health care?

Where again?

Where again?

Where again?

Where do we get the money?

Where again?

Say it one more time.
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