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Universal Healthcare! Come on U.S. Get with it.

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Kelzie said:
What if it doesn't cost you more? And not all countries with universal health care provide worse service than the US. Some are better, some aren't. France just performed the worlds first face transplant.

If you can gaurantee me that it won't cost me more and it won't reduce my service then I might think about it... If I need a new face I will go to france...LOL
 

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well we can look to my native country to see how well national health insurance is going after a decade of transition from a very similar private health insurance system to national health insurance. I am talking about Taiwan.

http://content.healthaffairs.org/cgi/content/full/22/3/61

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,4149,1265440,00.asp This link shows how much more high tech and advanced they are regarding electronic medical records.

Like I said... Long as it doesn't cost me anymore. And I don't lose anything in services, specialist and timely appointments, Then will think about it. But until someone can make that gaurantee, I see no reason to switch
 

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Calm2Chaos said:
Like I said... Long as it doesn't cost me anymore. And I don't lose anything in services, specialist and timely appointments, Then will think about it. But until someone can make that gaurantee, I see no reason to switch


here is a direct quote from the link

Access and freedom of choice. More than 90 percent of Taiwan’s health care providers contract with the BNHI.22 Unlike U.S. managed care models, the NHI offers the insured complete freedom of choice among providers and therapies. There is no rationing of care, and there are no queues for care, as in the British and Canadian systems. The de facto absence of a referral system, so far, and the completely free choice of providers has meant that patients can go doctor shopping, and they often do.23 Furthermore, they can seek care at tertiary care institutions, regardless of the nature or severity of their illness.
 

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Calm2Chaos said:
Like I said... Long as it doesn't cost me anymore. And I don't lose anything in services, specialist and timely appointments, Then will think about it. But until someone can make that gaurantee, I see no reason to switch

Calm2Chaos is a commie....:mrgreen:
 

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bandaidwoman said:
here is a direct quote from the link

I understand that. But your comparing a system that handles 22,000,000 to one that is going to have to handle290,000,000. It's also going to lose money and jobs with the reduction of research and experimentation.... I understand that small countries can do and survive this. But I am not so sure one of our size, industrialization, and freedoms are going to react the same. And until i get those gaurantees I can't think of a single reason to switch from private
 

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Kelzie said:
Calm2Chaos is a commie....:mrgreen:


:rofl
Jeezzzzz a commie. Not a commie.....

Although I think universal healthcare seems to be more communist or "Socialist".

Better watch it or i'm going to call you a capitolist....
 

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Calm2Chaos said:
:rofl
Jeezzzzz a commie. Not a commie.....

Although I think universal healthcare seems to be more communist or "Socialist".

Better watch it or i'm going to call you a capitolist....

Yeah okay. Commie. :lol:
 
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