“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Meh, all it says is that, because of the ATRA, the government will stop subsidizing some folks health care, via tax breaks for the company they work for.
The sooner we get away from employer based health insurance, the better.
Lower marginal tax rates under the American Taxpayer Relief Act reduce the tax benefit associated with employment-based health insurance and will lead to a greater reduction in such coverage and higher
enrollment in insurance exchanges than previously estimated by CBO and JCT.
“I’m worried that I will be the last Republican president.” - George W. Bush
Unfortunately, I have to go meet up with a study group so I'll just give you my cites.
U.S. Cancer Care Is Number One | NCPA
Why That 48 Million Uninsured Number is Wrong | National Review Institute Blog
The Health and Medical Technology Industry in the United States | SelectUSA
The Ignored Facts of American Healthcare | Hoover Institution
What if we had a near public emergency proportion of "cars" with type 2 diabeetees ?
Canada can keep its long waits for basic procedures and its disgusting overcrowded ER rooms as it controls its rising healrh care expense by limiting treatments.
You realize there is a push in single payer systems to privatize because rationed care paid for with increased tax's is at best inhumane.
Also, you people lie. You just do. ObamaCare is going to be a disaster and that 7million # is going to triple by 2020.
UHC in a Country of 300+ million with an open Southern border ?
HOW could it be payed for ?
Collectively I think you supported the "yes, but consider this.." argument I was looking for. That said, collectively, the documents argue more for parity of US quality to the rest of the world (without addressing cost, hence efficiency) rather than superiority... but that is ok, as they well refute the notion that US healthcare is at the bottom of the industrial world. I will be a little less adamant in touting the significance life expectancy to cost in the future (until I find some reason to think otherwise).