Discussion in 'Economics' started by morganist, Jul 18, 2009.
You should move there then. I'm sure they would love to have someone like you to support.
Nothing in this life is free...including socialized healthcare. Where are you getting this strange idea that it will be free?
non profit vs US for profit
charging for doctor visits just sends people to hospital emergency rooms
i believe that the US pharma advertising costs are greater than their research-development
budgets since they have to advertise twice, to the patient and to the doctors etc
long time since i've been in the UK but there used to be 'private' pay-to-see consultants
don't know if this extended to surgical proceedures, however it definitely resulted in queue jumping
if there is also pay-for-proceedure where the surgeon is paid to operate - not sure if
others involved are also paid, i'm wondering if the surgeon pays the hospital for the
services used or gets them for free, because i think 'he'd' be then getting those services
for free but at the expense of the hospital/NHS budget
Canada's system has modest provincial insurance fees that are subsidized in whole or
part based on a given income and works well
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