10 Apr 2006 “Universal Coverage” Health Care Realities
Remember this story the next time a leftie interest group or politician recommends a “universal” health insurance coverage system like Britain’s or Canada’s.
That story took place in Britain. Here are some statistics from Canada.
Stat to remember: “[In Canada,] 12 percent of physicians and 4 percent of nurses believe they have had patients die specifically because of long waits for needed care.”
“Universal coverage” systems excel at providing health insurance, but aren’t so good at health care.