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Simple Correlation of Total Healthcare spending verses Total Healthacre cost with graph.
These are UK figures. These are good as they have a standard delivery of care from cradle to grave therefore we can see that using direct comparison of healthcare delivery.
As you can see healthcare from for 65 -85 costs over 200% of the average and for above 85 it is over 500% of the average.
This explains so medicare costs
Malpractice Around the World
We will be featuring an upcoming series on health care in other countries that is pretty much going to dispel the myth that if it ain’t American it is socialized.
There are many ah ha moments here for how other countries handle their malpractice claims.
In the US, medical malpractice law traditionally has been under the authority of the states, not the federal government, as it is in many other countries.
John Hawkins : 5 Liberal Lies About Obamacare - Townhall.com
1. The public option won't kill private health insurance.
It’s nonsense to say that private insurance will be outlawed, but it will be regulated. In fact, the bill envisions a wide variety of private policies being offered to the public through a new national health insurance exchange resembling the Federal Employee Health Benefits plan, which makes 269 different private plans in total available to federal workers,
Updated 08-27-2009 at 05:21 AM by CowboyTed