Editorial: Health care insurance - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Editorial: Health care insurance

The following is an editorial from FOX6 WBRC-TV General Manager Lou Kirchen, first aired on Tuesday, October 20, 2009.

Health care coverage and its costs...that's all we have been talking about...hearing about...reading about! After all of the discussion...the debate...do you know any more about it...do you understand what it means for you and your family?

We're told that costs will go up UNLESS a health care bill is passed right away...but then we're told costs will definitely go up IF WE DO pass health care legislation. Do you even know what a public option is?

Would you be willing to pay more for health care insurance if it meant that every child in America would have coverage? What ARE you willing to pay for?

At the end of the day...what do you want out of this? If you are concerned about the future availability, quality and cost of health care in our Country, are you going to contact your congressmen and let them know what you expect? If you don't, they'll assume they know what you want and that's how they'll vote when a bill comes to the floor in Congress.

Senator Richard Shelby
205-731-1384

Senator Jeff Sessions
205-731-1500

Rep. Mike Rogers
202-225-3261

Rep. Robert Aderholt
202-225-4876

Rep. Spencer Bachus
202-225-4921

Rep. Artur Davis
202-225-2665

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