Letters to the Editor

Health insurance industry thrives while health care lags

At the national level what passes as health care is something you buy insurance to get. The insurance industry is getting very well, while breast cancer prevention is getting nowhere. The administration hasn’t the stomach to crank health care 90 degrees, so there’s no hope.

Here at home we are offered the national product by off-island faces while our doctors cope. There is a better way. One, relearn health care, putting prevention first. Two, fund the clinic with Medicaid, Medicare and investments.

— Tom Herring

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