Nadeem Esmail Says Nationalized Health Care Will Cost Us Pain and Suffering – WSJ.com
‘Too Old’ for Hip Surgery
As we inch towards nationalized health care, important lessons from north of the border.
By NADEEM ESMAIL
President Obama and Congressional Democrats are inching the U.S. toward government-run health insurance. Last week’s expansion of Schip — the State Children’s Health Insurance Program — is a first step. Before proceeding further, here’s a suggestion: Look at Canada’s experience.
[The Americas] Martin Kozlowski
Health-care resources are not unlimited in any country, even rich ones like Canada and the U.S., and must be rationed either by price or time. When individuals bear no direct responsibility for paying for their care, as in Canada, that care is rationed by waiting.
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