Although I never thought I'd advocate a government-sponsored, obviously non-profit, tax-supported, universal access, single-payer plan, I've changed my mind: the sooner we move to such a system, the better off we will be. Only with universal health care will we be able to pool risk for the entire country and share what nature has dealt us; only then will there be no motivation for anyone or any organization to ferret out an individual's confidential, genetic makeup.
Monday, May 23, 2005
Dr. Robin Cook's article, Decoding Health Insurance in yesterday's New York Times, reveals that even members of the medical profession are beginning to realize that the current health care system is unsustainable and rapidly approaching dissolution. Here's a quote:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 12:25 PM