A first step in the right direction. However, the health care crisis is a national crisis and everyone needs to contribute. I didn´t read anything about corporations contributing. Some may say that corporations already doing their part by offering employer based healthcare. However, that´s not enough as employees pay part of the cost of that employer based healthcare. Also taxpayers subsidized part of that cost in the form of the business tax deduction corporations take of that employer based healthcare. So out of the total cost of employer healthcare employees pay in avg 20% and taxpayers absorb about 30% in the form of the tax deduction corporations take. So I would say that out of the total cost of healthcare employers ended up paying about 50-55% of that cost. So, I see room for corporations to contribute more. Corporations fought hard to be recognized legally as citizens or persons from the legal point of view. Well, with the privilege of being legal persons comes also responsibilities.
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