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Notice that US spends more tax payer money on healthcare than Canada, Germany, or France...
Updated 09-17-2012 at 02:50 PM by CowboyTed
Comparing Healthcare US v France
Per Capita Health Expenditures by Country, 2007
The sum of public and private expenditure (in purchasing power parity terms in US dollars), divided by the population. Health expenditure includes the provision of health services (preventive and curative), family planning activities, nutrition activities, and emergency aid designated for health, but excludes the provision of water and sanitation
Updated 09-10-2011 at 04:18 AM by CowboyTed
Googled 'Health ranking by Country'
The World Health Organization's ranking of the world's health systems Thats the WHO.
And here is expenditure per GDP
Total Health Expenditures as Percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 2000-2005 - Country Rankings
2nd highest behind 'The Marshall Islands' and increasing at twice the pace of the main european countries.
America's Health Rankings 2008
Source: Various years of data, World
Updated 09-01-2011 at 06:36 PM by CowboyTed
The Tip of the Iceberg.
The amount of dollars flowing to the Health Care Industry at all levels is virtually at the point that more Federal dollars than private dollars fund this juggernaut.
If it is recognized that the mother lode comes from the taxpayer already why then the resistance to UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE by those who drink from the renamed modern version of Pounce de Leon’s “fountain of Youth” (“The fountain of Wealth” ) ? The
Sonia Sotomayor was not off base when she tried to indicate "personal experience helps one to understand the factors related to what one is faced with in any given instance" and then to apply that knowledge in Law or personal action judgement as the case may be.
I was born into a family and extended family of Irish COPS. Having observed the effect of the kind of strains they face from the pressures exerted from many directions I early on decided