Thursday, February 21, 2008

The Dangers of Socialized Healthcare

Before you buy into all the hype of a national healthcare system, read this article. Think of it as a precautionary tale.

LONDON — Created 60 years ago as a cornerstone of the British welfare state, the National Health Service is devoted to the principle of free medical care for everyone. But recently it has been wrestling with a problem its founders never anticipated: how to handle patients with complex illnesses who want to pay for parts of their treatment while receiving the rest free from the health service. (Read the rest of the story here...)

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