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36. Re: Morning Metaverse Aug 7, 2012, 16:00 nutshell42
 
Verno wrote on Aug 7, 2012, 15:33:
At a personal level I think quality of care, availability and cost are the foremost in my mind

Just about all developed nations with national healthcare have better life expectancy and better results on the usual health metrics at significantly lower cost of the US.

Waiting lists can be an issue. The NHS in the UK is legendary for its delays, it's better in most other countries. Waiting times would be one non-essential area where you could have additional private insurance.

Comparisons are hard because there really is no other developed country without national healthcare of some sort.


I understand what you're saying about government regulation being required for the health care system in general but that's a separate discussion from what I'm talking about so I'm not going to address it.

The PAPs in healthcare are often so large they border on market failure. The stakes are so high (your life), the information asymmetry so great (you're not a brain surgeon) and the uncertainty so large (who can really tell how much was your doctor, how much your own body and how much that one of 40 medications) that it's hard for patients to make a rational decision.

Americans take too many pills and get too many CRTs to the detriment of their health; they do that because in the end you have to trust your doctor but it's in your doctor's best interest to sell you more shit.


I think there are many merits to a national health care but I also recognize it has its downsides as well. As an aside, I'm not sure many of the proponents for a national health care system are truly prepared to deal with the tax implications either.

That is absolutely correct.
 
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