Monday, August 10, 2009

When you insert politics into medical decisions, you get ...

The clever video below from the Independence Institute takes a look at just how politics has affected Oregon's decisions regarding the conditions Medicaid will -- and won't -- cover.



Anonymous The Infamous Oregon Lawhobbit said...

Or you get what we had here a few years ago - a woman, I believe her name was something like Brandy Stover, had two ailments. Both of them were high on The List...but the procedures for treating them TOGETHER were not on the list at all. As I recall, she ended up having to do private fundraising....

August 11, 2009 7:40 AM  

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