How the rest of the modern world does health care
“Doing the math on health care legislation and the costs of care,” July 14 letters to the editor.
Letter-writer Smith Young astutely observes that if we eliminate 22 million people from health coverage, the deficit will go down. The deficit would also be reduced if we didn’t build warships and public highways, or educate our children.
If you want to live in a society in which even poor people have health care, then you must contribute to the cost if you are not poor. That is how the rest of the modern world does it. Send letters of 150 words or fewer to openforum@ denverpost.com or 101 W. Colfax Ave., Suite 800, Denver, CO, 80202. Please include full name, city and phone number. Contact information is for our purposes only; we will not share it with anyone else. You can reach us by phone at 303-954-1331.