Skip to comments.Flaws in Canadian system serve as red flag for Obamacare
Posted on 07/02/2014 3:23:47 PM PDT by TigerTown
As the U.S. debates ways to replace or improve Obamacare, Canada may offer a blueprint for reform. Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper has moved to transfer control from the federal government to the provinces and is opening up the socialized system to private clinics and doctors.
What we clearly need is experimentation with market reforms and private delivery options within the public system. ... that experimentation should occur at the provincial level, Harper said a decade before winning a government majority in 2011. Now he's acting on his vision.
This is relevant to the debate over health policy in America because Canada's national health system consistently is used as an endpoint for Obamacare. When state health exchanges were launched in September, Sen. Bernie Sanders D-Vt., chairman of the subcommittee on primary health and aging, signaled that the long-term plan was a move toward a Canadian-style system.
President Obamas Affordable Care Act is a start, the Vermonter wrote, but it doesnt go far enough. The only long-term solution to Americas healthcare crisis is a single-payer national healthcare program.
Canada's health bureaucracy is so central to U.S. government designs that the Obama administration hired the Canadian CGI Group for $56 million to build the White House's healthcare.gov website. The firm manages tech services for Canada's national health service and has received more than $1.4 billion in consulting fees from the U.S. during Obama's presidency. CGI, which is headquartered in Montreal, continues to receive tens of millions in new awards from the U.S. government even after the botched Obamacare web launch.
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Privatization is the future of Canadian Socialized Medicine.
So we should follow.
Back to the future!
All of this discussion assumes - quite wrongly - that the point is to arrive at rational solutions to Ameica’s problems.
That is NOT the point.
The point is to socialize everything under the sun, so that the government will have every power over everyone, forever.
It’s a sort of ‘soft’ Marxist/Leninist takeover of the nation.
Repeal of the Health CAre Act or modification to allow private insured individuals could happen BUT there is a wave of hysteria in Canada that mirrors the obama/soeotoro hysteria of 2008 and that is Justin Trudeau, who will most likely win the next election and plunge Canada into recession.
This man-child is identical to obama, no real world experience, trust fund baby/millionaire, hard core neo-marxist.
if it works so well why do they come down here to our hospitals?