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Originally posted by MurderCityDevil
reply to post by drsmooth23
i think it will create and fund jobs for alot of people in the medical field
Originally posted by vapedson
People make points about not having insurance but in reality it doesn't matter. A homeless person will still be saved and worked on.
I have many poverty level friends (we're young in early 20's) and they have multiple times been hurt and got fixed. Then they have to pay or if they don't have a high enough income they can file paperwork and its FREE.
I also know that many Canadians come across our border into the US so they can have operations done because of such long waiting lists, not with the little stuff though.
I remember some saying like "Your pet can get an operation the next day but you need to wait 3 months at times"
Originally posted by skeptic1
I don't like the idea of government run health care. They don't have a good track record of running much of anything.
Plus, if the system is socialized, I think that will cut back on the competition to be the best. I have several chronic illnesses, and I want to go to the best. The best doctor that has worked to prove he is the best. The best hospital that has competed and improved their technology to be the best.
My worry is that if things are socialized and/or standardized, there won't be as much effort put into being the "best" because there won't be any reason to work to get there.
Originally posted by chickenshoes
And,no doctor is required to treat a person who has no ability to pay.