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‘20 for 2020’ ... day number 7. Government should make treatment for chronic conditions free to residents


Well, after shoveling half a foot of snow out of my driveway, I decided I’d better get this post completed ... it was little more than the thought starter itself.


Today is day number seven in this journey of “20 for 2020”, and if you’re just joining us today, these are simply a collection of ideas which I believe any party who wishes to govern us, should be open to exploring – in fact they should, in my opinion, be committed to doing them.

Under the heading of providing the best possible health care for the residents of BC, comes this suggestion which was provided to me ... by several people in fact.

Review natural health care options to provide the best possible choices within the health plan covered by the government. 

Additionally, the government should make treatment for chronic conditions free to residents.  Examples of these would be chiropractic care for ongoing conditions ... those with diabetes would receive insulin, test strips and needles should be completely covered ... and make smoking cessation products free of charge.

That’s the short list so now I’ll ask you, “What do you believe could, and should, be added?”

Meantime, "20 for 2020" will continue tomorrow ... I hope you join us then.  And again, if you have a suggestion to share, please pass it along.  You can email it to bcpoliandmore@gmail.com.




Please note ... if you’re looking to check out the initial first six items, click on the following links:


#3 … there should be a full review of all license costs and fees, which the provincial government has imposed upon us, to see where and how they are being used



#6 ... the next BC government must be committed to sustainable resource development

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