Second-Class Citizens

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"Products that treat erectile dysfunction are part of the overall treatment of patients. Medicare and Medicaid patients should not be like second-class citizens when their diseases are treated," he said.

If "[treated like] second-class citizens" means "getting only necessary treatment," then absolutely, people who are getting their care paid for by tax dollars should be treated like second-class citizens. The purpose of these programs is to help people who have needs they cannot pay for by themselves, not to make their lives as good as they would be if they could pay for themselves.

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