Molding it to a current, future, or past government program. Frequently making the government program even more expensive.

by delmeyer on 02/06/2020 8:07 PM

Almost all of the reform in healthcare is government based. It is proposed in conjunction with Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran’s care, or other members of the alphabet soup. To save and privatize American Medical Care, we have to think and promote private Medical Care which is totally separate from government control.

Healthcare is frequently painted with such stark terms such as it is so different it cannot be on the medical-market-place or patients are painted as being too ignorant to make sound economic medical decisions. But in every economic decision, there is an expert that explains what you are purchasing or you can go online and do the research yourself. It’s the same with your medical care. One goes to a physician to obtain a medical evaluation. Many patients now go online to do their own evaluation before seeing their doctor.

In countries that have primarily government healthcare, the patients are generally less informed about the possible types of evaluation or type of treatment required for their disease. It is common knowledge that when the government, whether the NHS,  Medicare et al pays the cost, our medical appetite may not have any discernible limits.

In other countries as Ewe Reinhardt of Princeton University explains in his lectures and online posts that if the health systems of the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland are any guide, they are not government run like a Medicare insurance plans. They all rely on purely private, nonprofit or for-profit insurers that are goaded by tight regulation to work toward socially desired ends. And they do so at average per-capita health-care costs far below those of the United States — costs in Germany and the Netherlands are less than half of those here.

The United States has developed very extensive diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities making their cost essentially unlimited unless limitation is provided by Medicare, NHS or other agencies.

It would appear that the countries of Europe may be more effective in eliminating care which in turn then eliminates much of the cost. They may also be more effective in their public relations since their patients complain less of the reduction in care. This, however, lowers the quality of care, that is frequently not apparent to the patient.

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