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While "Obamacare" will likely survive the election even if Obama does not, what stays and what goes will also depend on who runs the Senate, explained Ingalls, the hospital lobbyist. "I think the difference is Mitt Romney as a Replublican, is philosophically opposed to bigger government and opposes individual manadate.
Clearly both the health care industry and the populace need to consider that change must come before Medicare, a healthcare safety net for most American, goes bankrupt.
"I think we have to stay focused on wants really important, creating a culture of health in our community and looking at improving care and reducing costs," she said. "That's really what reform really means — a better patient experience, better community health and lower costs."
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IF YOU GO WHAT: Health Care Reform Panel Discussion WHEN: 6 p.m. Nov. 14 WHERE: Niagara Falls High School Performing Arts Center, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls FOR MORE INFO: Contact Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center at o 278-4569.