quote: russia (big sharing culture there due to communism)
quote: however for those that have seen the new michael moore movie "sicko" its just like a visit canada tourism ad. "come one come all, we have free health cover" lol
quote: The healthcare system in the U.S. is the best in the world. You can't judge the "big picture" quality using anecdotes - you have to look at statistics.
quote: the reality is that you're taxed at about 40% of your income and about 30-35% of those taxes goes to pay for your healthcare... not "free" just hidden...
quote: Canada is held up as an example of a system that works, but that's not exactly the reality.While most Canadians - 80 per cent according to Statistics Canada - are satisfied with their access to the health care system, many experience long waits to see a specialist, get diagnostic tests and undergo elective surgery. Others find themselves facing huge bills for prescription drugs they need to survive.
quote: Others find themselves facing huge bills for prescription drugs they need to survive.