Cuts to preventive health would result in higher health care costs, put lives at risk

September 27, 2011
by Hillary Hanson
Clark Fork Chronicle (Montana)

The United States is having a furious debate about how best to address the nation’s financial problems. A variety of proposals have been suggested, but we need to be careful. Making poor decisions now could result in even worse problems down the road.

This is the case with proposed cuts to federal funds for preventive health programs in Montana.

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