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National Health Partners, Inc. (OTC:NHPR)

As health care costs increase, it becomes increasingly difficult for families and businesses to purchase coverage because the price of coverage (the premium) typically increases. Employers, as purchasers of insurance, may also decide to increase the amount covered workers must pay to visit the doctor or go to the hospital, which can put pressure on family budgets when family members become ill. Further, when employers face increasing costs of coverage, they may reduce wages or limit wage increases to offset these increases.

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