- Feb 5, 2006
Even current insurance an average person has doesn't cover everything, so if you want to hold a nationalized health care to a higher standard than the current system, that's your call. My rule is don't let perfect be the enemy of good.Originally posted by: bamacre
Think about what you just said here.Originally posted by: senseamp
You will still be able to buy supplemental coverage if you aren't happy with Medicare coverage.
If it is so great, why would anyone need additional coverage?
Now, how the hell are we supposed to pay for universal healthcare? Keep in mind, with current spending, we are already borrowing $3 billion each day from China.
You people who want to make our federal government bigger and stronger are morons, and there's just no sense in arguing with you.
For very expensive and experimental treatments not covered under universal coverage, you can get additional coverage out of pocket.
We already spend at least 50% more than the next country on healthcare, and get completely mediocre results. So there is no shortage of money to pay for universal healthcare, what's important is the total healthcare spending, not who pays for it.
The extra money businesses will have by not paying out of control health insurance premiums will more than cover any new taxes needed to pay for universal health care.
There is no sense in arguing with us, but for a different reason. It's inevitable that we will win, because the current model is doomed to failure, and you have not come up with a working alternative inspite of having decades to do so.