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October 23

Should Healthcare for Children be Mandated?

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Recent studies point to many situations in which an insured parent has a child or children without insurance, due to prohibitive cost. Of course, the reverse is more often true, where the child has coverage through a publicly funded program while the parent remains uninsured. Still, there are millions of children in this country who lack coverage. Kids who have no coverage are more apt to miss routine care and screenings which can prevent major problems. More and more people are advocating that insurance for children be mandatory, including Democratic Candidate, Barack Obama. What do you think? Should healthcare for children be required by law? How can this be accomplished? What are the ramifications to parents and tax payers?

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