Let's use their figures to extrapolate government health care spending per capita:That's right. In theory, we could switch to a single-payer health care system that covers everybody, eliminating all of the current costs to individuals and employers, and do it without raising taxes a nickel.
United States $2745 France $2464 Canada $2215
Again, our system doesn't just spend far more money than France's much better system and Canada's heavily flawed but still better system, but more government money.
12 March 2007
Health care policy
Labels: public interest
Scott Lemiuex at Tapped figures out an amazing statistic.