By Roger Bybee at Jul 21, 2009
President George W. Bush maintained that anyone without insurance in American could simply go to an emergency room and receive proper treatment. "I mean, people have access to health care in
Meanwhile, "in November , indicted former House majority leader Tom Delay took Bush's health care clown show overseas. Speaking in the
"By the way, there's no one denied health care in
"But while his comments were greeted in
Deciding to rest the qualify of care provided unin8usred patients, Joseph Doyle, an economics professor at the Sloan School of Economics at MIT, decided to study emergency room patients.. Doyle carefully examined the outcomes of patients who were severely injured in auto crashes in
All of the injured patients received care, as expected. But those without insurance received 20% less care and had a death rate 37% higher than those with insurance/.
Clearly, the uninsured receive second-class care. The Doyle study backs estimates by the federal