FARM LIFE NEWS
Health Care Countdown
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Tue Jul 30, 2013 07:47 AM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Stacie Koger's parents emigrated from Ontario to start farming in the Mississippi Delta in the 1970s. She is relieved that when the U.S. mandates its version of national health care reform next January, it won't duplicate Canada's system here.

"Our Canadian relatives aren't pleased with the shortage of doctors, nurses and hospital beds when they need medical care," said Koger, a CPA and partner in her family's Silent Shade Plantation in Belzoni, Miss. "When my uncle had a heart attack and needed a quadruple bypass, he laid in the hospital a week until they could find ...

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