Originally Posted by cjr72
Government run or not as long as healthcare remains a third-party payer system in the US it will continue to be inefficient.
Depends on your definition of efficient I guess. A well regulated, mandatory 3rd party payer system would be a lot more efficient than the current system.
Granted, an entirely government run system would be the most efficient and effective, based on statistical evidence, but in a lot of cases that is not feasible (certainly not in the US).
Originally Posted by A.Nonymous
And if money grew on trees no one would ever go bankrupt. What's your point?
You know exactly what my point is A.Nonymous. Its that the US needs a universal healthcare system to improve outcomes and to make the economy more competitive.
EDIT: Also if money grew on trees there would be rampant inflation and probably thus more bankruptcy.