This entry was posted by Jeff Barnhart on January 28, 2014 at 1:29 am
Natalie Mehra: Flaws in Canadian system due to lack of democracy and funding, not lack of privatization Produced by Jesse Freeston.
Profit seeking? When did this become a crime?
Because I know how medicare in America works. And it is socialized medicine
just like Canada. No doctor I know wants to be paid by it, because it gives
them so little cash.
How do you know what doctors get paid in Canada?
Socialized health care is bad for you. All of these “major” countries also
suffer very high rates of death from long-term illnesses that require
immediate treatment in order to ensure survival, such as cancer.
So the doctor doesn’t deserve to be paid what his labor is valued? You’re
the heartless one for being a bully, demonizing private healthcare as
heartless when it makes everyone prosper. Patient gets timely and high
quality treatment, doctor gets well paid for a job well done (seeing as his
education to become a qualified doctor was expensive and the interest on it
needs to be paid). Health care shouldn’t be a zero-sum game for the
patient, and slavework for the doctor.
wow, i said and think all that shit
heart warming. guess the heavy bleeding happens when you get the bill
No uninsured person in the US “bleeds” to death. Laws in the US force every
ER to treat a person who is unable to pay for normal services. If a person
is in danger of dying, ERs must treat them.
*Laughs* Buddy, if you aren’t heartless, you’d want the most *effective*
system for the people suffering. Private healthcare is by far the best,
most efficient system, it’s a proven fact that private healthcare systems
have the highest survival rates, especially for long term illnesses like
cancer which require immediate treatment to increase survival.
Appeal to the Bandwagon. It doesn’t matter what percentage of people
support a system, what matters is whether or not the system is worse than a
So the doctor is s*** for asking to be paid properly to feed his family?
You heartless bastard.
ours is a system, theirs is a business. our system is inefficient and seems
to set a snails pace for itself, theirs lets the uninsured bleed to death.
honestly, someone paying 2 grand outside the system to get their knee fixed
in a hurry doesn’t bother me. maybe it sounds naive but couldn’t they pick
up the slack for a while to try to catch up, you know like in any other
(non governmental) profession?
Still spewing your lies eh dipshit. Learn the difference between WORKMAN’S
COMP and the PROVINCIAL RUN SYSTEMS that 90 % of Canadians support!!!
TheYeomanDroid you need to change your name to ObammerDroid or Libtard. It
is not the doctors who have driven up the cost of your medical, it is the
government boneheads like Obammer who screwed it up. I love how stupid
people in this country are becoming! But with the liberal Soros style media
feeding them an endless stream of lies, I can see how it is easy to miss
the truth! I wonder if another country will ever rise up again that see’s
the value of defending individual rights? It’s so sad!
we can. It’s called a recall election. It occurred most famously in 2003
when Governor Gray Davis of California was recalled paving the way for the
I didn’t say anything like that. I was saying that government tends to be
full of boondoggle, etc…that that’s one of the bad parts of it. Your
business may or may not be efficient, I have no idea. I’ve seen shops where
they’d take forever (and charge you for it…plenty of hours) because they
didn’t bother with a lot of modern equipment. People notice that quickly,
and can choose to go there or not. It’s hard to do that with back office
gov. workers who are slow or inefficient.
Go upstate NY, or any other state near the Canadian border and you’ll find
a long waiting list for many of your Specialist physicians. This is due to
the many Canadians visiting the U.S. for their appointments seeing
specialists due to the 6-8 week waiting list. This is what I hear from
family members no joke. Even those in Canada 😉
Its not so much a buy in, but automatic through our income taxes. We pull
it off through proper taxing and management of the system. And no, we are
definitely not complacent about our freedoms. Just like you, we aren’t
‘free’ to avoid taxation. We bitch about it, but overall, Canadians support
the taxes we pay that go towards our healthcare system. The question is to
you, what freedoms don’t you think we have in our system?
If you want to know where State Intervention has failed, look at America’s
public schools. The Federal Gov’t is 2nd in terms of education funding in
the world. And no, it’s not their fault. It’s our growing Federal Gov’t to
blame. Schools need to be state funded rather than Federal funded. And let
me tell you, this does not go around in the US. For my school lunches,
there are a variety of things that are probably not the healthiest but if
you want healthy, bring your own lunch.
Anytime you switch insurers, you likely need to find a new doctor who is
covered. Having surgery? Better get the names of everyone in the room,
including surgeon, nurses and anesthesiologist and make sure they are
covered by your insurer or receive a hefty bill. Insurers (administrative
staff, not health professionals) often deny the medicine or specialist
recommended by the doctor. Be prepared to pay out of pocket, or spend
months calling, faxing and fighting the insurance claim.
Here’s a newsflash little boy, just because one supports Universal
healthcare does not make one a socialist. What I did was correct your
GLARING beliefs of how our system works. Yes, nearly 100% of Canadians are
covered under our public system, with 90% of us supporting universal
healthcare insurance. Does it cover smokers, yes, but everyone pays into it
keeping costs far lower than your system while covering everyone. You
embrace a system that no other country uses. I wonder why?
The law is designed to make you think that a tyrannical government is
imminent, it is there in words, in the second amendment, of course you
would take it literally being an American, for you it is black and white,
it’s there on paper, but it is 200 years old. Do you really think British
people are worried about the government becoming tyrannical and overtaking
our people? Nobody has ever said that ever, it just sounds so funny, it’s
bcos it’s in your outdated law it’s argued as relevant .
“under emergency circumstances” what that means is that they cannot turn
you away if your life is at immediate risk, Harvard just 3 years ago
published a reviewed paper linking 45,000 deaths in the US to lack of
health cover this does not happen elsewhere in the western world because
everyone is guaranteed healthcare as a right hell in some countries like
Germany their UHC was created by a Conservative.
lol. THat’s what you don’t get. Our system is based on need. THe one’s who
NEED it most, get it first, not the ones that can pay to move to the front
of the line regardless of condition. That’s your system. Again, how long do
they wait in your country when they can’t afford it? Do they have a
calendar that measures forever? Nice system. Keep it.
Actually nearly 90% of Canadians have a family doctor and the last decade
has seen more doctors returning to Canada then going to the States. Doctors
going to the States now are at an all time low because we have compensated
doctors far better than the 90’s when the supposed ‘brain drain’ occurred.
You really are an economic illiterate are you? Administration improves
effiency. And no one just takes money for profits. Profits are taken from
what’s left. Revenues-bills=Profits.And I’m not saying we should defund
medicare because of the deficit we are running at, I say we should defund
Medicare because prices will be lower if that happens.
Another moronic American I see, my oh my, there is one constant across all
these videos. Canada/USA murder rate comparison with firearms speaks for
itself, I am sure people are happy for you to keep your 2nd amendment, as
long as you keep shooting one another, nobody will care. Only difference
is, if you got shot in America and survive and have no insurance and are
treated on, you will be paying that debt off for the rest of your life, now
that is morbidly ironic.
Again, you are basing on your wait as the norm in the States when wait
times are not measured. When you don’t have everyone in line to receive
care, like our system, you wait less for elective procedures. Let’s see,
wait a few months for non-life threatening surgery or maybe never under an
insurance run system? Weird how EVERY country goes with a Universal system
but you guys. I guess we’re weird when we consider healthcare access FOR
EVERYONE a right vs. gun access.
I just find Americans attack things with fear and paranoia at what they
deem to be socialism without any rational thought, it is just amazing, you
are fascinating creatures.
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