Universal Healthcare - will not work in the US

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    Exactly. People with serious health are in no position to 'shop around' for the best deal. The healthcare industry takes advantage of these people.

    Instead of the usual competitive pricing, the healthcare industry uses 'Sticky pricing'!
     
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    Once a system is set up like this, it is very difficult to disassemble. Even O'care, which is a limited socialized medicine scheme is like a bad penny as people start depending on the new, wasteful bureaucracy for jobs.
     
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    Then you shouldn't be part of this discussion.
     
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    Not necessarily. They rely on insurance reimbursement rates. I prefer free markets.
     
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    LOL - you don't get to make this choice.
     
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    English people are known for seeking treatment in the United States, that just doesn't exist in the UK. And also doctors in the US, who are willing to "take the risk".
     
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    If the Soviet Union could be desocialized, certainly the Canadian Healthcare system can be - EXCEPT for the fact that the Canadian people are very happy with it.
     
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    This thread pertains to universal healthcare in the U.S., not in Canada. If Canada is used as an example then Canada is on the table. So...STFU.
     
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    People in the SU are too but the wealthy ones go to private and cash pay hospitals. Their care is 10000x better than the state hospitals.
     
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    So? Many many Americans seek healthcare in Canada and other socialized countries. Far more than people seeking healthcare in the U.S.
     

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