Sources: WSJ, U.S. Senate
quote: It basically means that all health insurance companies are required to include the basic coverage. Also every American citizen are required to get health insurance or else be penalized/taxed.
quote: Best thing we could have done was to go to a nationalized health care industry and moved on. Other countries have done that.... why shouldn't the United States?
quote: stop lying. The truth is that most European nations have LESS of a waiting time for doctors and specialists than the United States.
quote: Using Canada as an example, an estimated 782,936 Canadians spent time on medical waiting lists in 2005, waiting an average of 9.4 weeks. Canada has set waiting-time benchmarks, e. g. 26 weeks for a hip replacement and 16 weeks for cataract surgery, for non-urgent medical procedures.