Tuesday, November 23, 2004
Bush Proposes Chinese-Style Health Reform
Mr. Bush wants to eliminate employer-based health care in favor of everyone just paying their own bills, like in China. Here's the result:|
More than a third of Chinese people who fall ill do not go to the doctor because they cannot afford the cost, a government survey has found.
Alas, the cost of medical care is going up far faster than incomes.
Officials said another major cause of the problem is that doctors are prescribing expensive drugs in order to increase hospital revenues.