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Argument: No universal health care leads to excessive, expensive use of the ER

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"The Case for Universal Health Care". American Medical Student Association (AMSA). 2005-2006 - "Unnecessary use of the ER: the ER is an expensive place to receive care. An average visit to an emergency room costs $383,11 whereas the average physician’s office visit costs $60.12 It is estimated that 10.7% of ER visits in 2000 were for non-emergencies, costing the system billions of dollars."

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