‘It’s a crisis for Québec women’ (socialized medicine fails)

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    ‘It’s a crisis for Québec women’ (socialized medicine fails)
    Montréal Gazette ^ | November 13, 2012 | Charlie Fidelman

    ‘It’s a crisis for Quebec women’

     
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    Socialized medicine fails? I didn't see that written anywhere in the article. Besides, America doesn't have "socialized" medicine. Also, Quebec is not all of Canada.
     
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    You keep telling yourself that.

    You will eventually get sick. And when you do, you are going to find that you have screwed yourself out of prompt, good health care.
     
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    Delayed medical attention is usually better than none at all.
     
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    I wonder what percentage of those women would have no hope of surviving without their healthcare.
    "Prompt, good healthcare" is a horrible argument to use when it is only available to a select percentage of the population.
     
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    True. However, since there has always been superior, prompt healthcare in this country, until now, your point is moot.
     
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    Spoken by someone who is privileged enough to have had superior, prompt healthcare in this country.
     
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    That's right. Regardless of ability to pay. Do you know anyone who died because he couldn't get treatment without money up front?

    I don't. And I work with the poorest of the poor.
     
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    It's about so much more than that, access to medicine, affordable care for those with pre-existing conditions, affordable care for those who never thought they would need it...

    I also work with a population who can't afford their treatment. Thank God they have healthcare that covers what they need, but they are a tiny percentage of the people who need it. What Obama has done has opened the door for more people to get the care that they need.
     
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    No, it hasn't. I work with the same population..they already had healthcare. The lie about "the poor people didn't have health care before Obamacare" is a lie. A complete and total lie.
     

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