SO WHAT HAVE I LEARNED ABOUT HEALTHCARE REFORM?
Every Country is having problems
with healthcare, some far worse than America! During my research I contacted
Germany implemented health insurance in 1883 and has continued improving it ever since. It receives almost no money from taxation, no tax and spend, it is incredibly efficient, and I cannot help but be impressed with their system, and it is cheaper than the French and Swiss systems which makes it Number One in my book.
The French started their system in the 1930's, it is compulsory for all ages and is very similar to our Medicare and you also buy a supplement like our Plans F, or J. France did not use any taxes to help fund it until very recently, but now just like our Medicare, costs keep rising. Now they realize their system is expensive and President Sarkozy is making it more like the American system because as it is presently set up, it penalizes the self employed, discouraging entrepreneurism!
Countries using socialized
medicine (single payor) including Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Britain
and Canada all have long waiting times for care, also they are like bottomless
pits that swallow more and more tax revenues.
You may remember the cost of
health care reform according to the Senate was $1.6 trillion over 10 years
It is obvious that the Swiss,
French and German systems are the best. Of these the German model is the
Recently I wrote to President Barack Obama, Senator Diane Feinstein and Senator Barbara Boxer concerning healthcare reform and I have been very surprised by their encouraging replies.
It might be a good idea for you to write to all your representatives with your opinions on the subject.
I hope this newsletter has helped you understand "free" health care. If you ever find some please let me know.
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