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Heath care savings come after initial increase
The Mercury News

When my cousin opened a medical clinic in a remote Vermont town that serviced a broad, formerly doctorless area, people with untreated health problems came out of the woodwork. After a year or so, things settled down, and Dr. Paul Bertocci has continued to operate a successful practice for about 37 years. What this says is that the new health care system taking the formerly uninsured out of emergency rooms and putting them in the mainstream will cost us more in the short term.