To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, October 25, 2020

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No Denying Profit Motive

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BY FRANK P. BELCASTRO

Most people would agree that domestic violence is not a “pre-existing condition,” and should never be a factor in deciding who gets health care coverage.

But in eight states and the District of Columbia, insurers can claim just that.

Why would insurance industry executives do that?

Profits before care.

That is why we need the single-payer healthcare plan.

Frank P. Belcastro lives in Dubuque, IA and is a regular contributor to The Oklahoma Observer

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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.