Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Universal health care myths

Sadly, an American presidential campaign is about the worst place in the world to learn about health care policy . . . or any policy, for that matter. Here's a real good article on the differences between the Canadian and American health care systems. Perhaps it will help you understand why the retail price of the prescription drugs you just picked up is $322.50 and you paid $2.13, or why you can't get an appointment with your physical therapist for six weeks when your doctor wants you to start rehabilitation now, or why American health care is just so damn expensive.

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