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Dr. Lon Peterson discusses the Affordable Care Act during a presentation hosted by the XYZ retiree group at First Lutheran Church. (Photo by Tom Lindfors)

XYZ hosts Affordable Care Act event

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Medical debt is the number one cause of bankruptcy in the United States. If you do not have health insurance, you pay top dollar for your health care. If nothing changes, Medicare will be broke by 2026.


The United States is the only developed country in the world that does not provide universal health care for its citizens. Despite spending more than any other country in the world on healthcare ($8,000 per capita) the United States ranks 31st in life expectancy.

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