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Already you're like -- you're confused public is this gonna add -- State's woes or take away constituents frankly.
I hear very compelling argument on the one side and I'm just about to buy that that I talked to the other side here that.
Look I don't believe there will also eloquent I just laws would -- -- the real deal with so when it comes to this health care plan.
What happens to states and governors you know you got what 10111214.
Petitioning to try to add this thing overturned and in into the courts.
I thought I -- -- with the governor Brian Schweitzer the very popular Democrat.
Head of the governor of Montana governor.
They're -- -- not only can they not do this that is the federal government.
But that it's gonna cost them a boatload of money let's say it.
Well let's get right to the quick and easy.
On the Republican side they say oh my god this is the greatest takeover of health care in history and and health -- as you know what has ended.
And on the democratic side they say all this is the most important piece of legislation in a century.
Let's get right to the facts first off this legislation does about three things it is insurance reform it says that if do you have a preexisting condition it now I don't know what I'll start we're tight on time what does he do for the states.
The states they're saying it's gonna cost on warns that added that -- That what.
The Medicaid program has been going on for decades in the Medicaid program and shared from the state and federal government.
They tell us that they're going to pay a 100% of our additional costs for a number of years.
That this just be frank here they get but that's not only nuances that's not this an incident bills that's why I'd say that you know.
Well they tell us that we're not -- to have to pay an additional cost for the additional people that are coming on Medicaid for at least five years.
And by that time you know I that's okay governor -- legislation and will I hear you sir but I I could say I'm gonna have salad.
Every day for the next thirty days and I'm telling -- I could tell you that but.
You can catch at a Krispy -- right after the show so.
I don't know to believe here and I'm just wondering whether this is gonna add up here actually be.
These these other guys have something to what they're saying because.
You're right most of Republicans -- in the case of the Louisiana AG he's a Democrat so what's going on -- what are they hearing.
I don't know because it doesn't do heck block it in my mind it didn't do enough it didn't challenge -- expenses.
It didn't challenge the fact that American government doesn't allow us to negotiated -- our medicine for the same price is that a country's.
And we're getting gouged by fifty or even a 100%.
It doesn't allow us to challenge the cost of medical devices he didn't fundamentally change the way we deliver health care and that's the real problem.
Our health care cost twice as much as the rest of the industrialized countries when.
No better than if we don't do it.
It's still better we didn't do any at all.
Well all it did is it if it fixed some of the inequities in the insurance industry.
And it allowed more people to get into the Medicaid program but it didn't challenge the underlying expenses.
Health -- has been being reform for the last sixty years and that's not gonna stop next year I'm gonna go right back to congress next year I'm gonna ask them to allow us to import medicine from Canada half the price -- -- and right now.
It is save us forty million dollars a -- bailout that will allow residents that -- already had also a -- as -- aren't.
Heck no in fact in 2003 President Bush and the Republicans passed Medicaid Medicare part.
And specifically disallow this from negotiating the price of medicine.
They didn't fix it in this bill.
But that doesn't mean that we can't fix things as we go forward just because the Republicans wouldn't allow the Democrats do some things and Democrats didn't allow Republicans to do something this time.
Doesn't mean that we can't challenge those expenses as we go forward there according to Republican ideas that we're challenging expenses and wanted to MC.
The Democrats that challenge the insurance companies but the Republicans wouldn't challenge the pharmaceutical companies wouldn't patent challenge.
The the medical device -- well.
Well apparently -- and we -- let me that it I now but apparently neither did your fellow Democrats -- But I suppose so but you can only get done we didn't get done Washington DC they're real good at talking things up there there -- from a whole year to get insurance reform.
God knows how long had to take listed challenge the actual underlying costs.
All right governor thank you very.
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