Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Is Universal Healthcare Possible?

The United States is the only industrialized democracy that doesn’t provide health care for all its citizens. Of course, we’d like to cover all of the 50 million uninsured, but how would you pay for it?

In fact, we could. The consensus view among health policy experts is that Americans pour enough money into health care — a $2.6 trillion industry — to have universal coverage.

Source: U.S. Healthcare: The Good News | Full Episode: The Good News in American Medicine

1 comment:

  1. A typical criticism of subsidized medical coverage is that the overall quality and assortment of care decreases. In certain countries with subsidized medical coverage, patients see significant delays or even need to stand by months to be seen by any stretch of the imagination.