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Reader's view: Health care is a right, not market commodity

Published 05/07/2012, Duluth News Tribune

The writer of the April 20 Local View column, “Law could have serious effect on cost, quality and accessibility of health care,” argued that the proposed Affordable Care Act was not supported by physicians. But that was an opinion based upon invalid data. The survey the writer referenced was an online survey done in August 2011 in which 111,729 physicians were contacted by e-mail and invited to participate. Of that number, only 1,611 completed the survey, a response rate of only

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