Health care

Government health care rations by making patients wait

David Gratzer, a physician born and raised in Canada, gives us in the United States a preview of what government health care is all about: the waiting. His recent Wall Street Journal piece is titled Canada's ObamaCare Precedent: Governments always ration care by making you wait. That can be deadly. He tells this story: "But Canadians wait for practically any procedure or diagnostic test or specialist consultation in the public system. The problems were brought home when a relative had difficulty walking. He was in chronic pain. His doctor suggested a referral to a neurologist; an MRI would need to…
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