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who pays for the medical costs?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Person getting care: The person getting medical care pays for his doctors, his tests, and his medicines . . . Because he is getting the services. However, as a community and a society, we want to have the healthiest, happiest population possible. So, there are insurance, governmental, and non-profit systems set up to help everybody afford good medical care without causing financial hardship (idealistically speaking!).
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
For what & who: We all basically pay but it depends whether it's through private insurance or taxes.
Answered on Nov 4, 2012

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