President Obama seems hell bent on reforming health care. It is the only industry not looking for a bailout but he wants to mess with it. If our healthcare system is so bad why do people fly to this country for treatment?
Cato Institute scholar Michael Tanner says that
“Obama will certainly find the politics of health-care reform to be tough. But getting the policy right may be an even harder job.”
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Universal coverage did not equate with universal access to healthcare.
Universal coverage was actually very hard to come by.
Even those that got close to 100% coverage did not neccesarily mean you had access to healthcare Many of them actually had significant waiting lists or significant lack of access.
Co-payments in France are between 10 and 40 percent.
It's rationed because there is not enough funding in the system