What’s Wrong With The System We Have Now?

More Symptoms…
  • 45 million in the U.S. have no health insurance–557,000 in Kentucky; 3 out of 4 of these have jobs.
  • Employers are cutting on coverage or increasing deductibles and co-pays.
  • Insurance rates and co-pays are up as much as 20% a year since 2001.
  • The U. S. is the only industrialized nation without national health care.
  • We pay 50% more of our GDP on health care than nations with national health programs.
  • Drug companies’ profits average four times those of the other Fortune 500 companies.
  • According to the World Health Organization, the U. S. is 37th in the world in quality of health care.
  • All of us are at risk of losing our health coverage or having it reduced.
  • Over 18,000 adults (aged 25-64) die each year due to lack of health insurance.