Should Canada Move Towards a Public-private Healthcare System, Similar to What Is Used in Countries Like Australia, Sweden and Britain?

 

It’s an interesting question and certainly one that isn’t easy to answer. A shared public-private healthcare system has so many aspects to consider.  Advocates say that it will help reduce wait times.  Opponents say that the physicians and surgeons will move away from the public system.  Advocates say that they already now go to other countries, and patients do too.  And so it goes!  What are your thoughts?

 

2 thoughts on “Should Canada Move Towards a Public-private Healthcare System, Similar to What Is Used in Countries Like Australia, Sweden and Britain?

  1. Several years ago the Italian government decided to initiate a program to have doctors do some private practice along with their government job of providing health care to all. They went on strike! They like the system of government provided health care and their jobs. going to a system like we have in the USA is a bad joke. If were any more complicated it would be impossible to subscribe to and the paperwork insurmountable. Health care without the insurance companies is less expensive and less paper work. Get sick, just see your doctor or go to the closest hospital or clinic, get treated and go home. no forms, no insurance companies to take their cut, no hospital corporations to inflate the bill,

  2. Hello Louis, thank very much for your insight – very valuable! I agree, it definitely is a lot simpler when there are less factors involved.

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