I recently heard a psychiatrist affiliated with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) complain that the insurance industry, motivated by profit, has pushed the APA to narrow the diagnosis for Bipolar Disorder — so there may be fewer insurance claims approved. This may … Continue reading
Does “universal coverage” for medical care mean that any coverage is good, and that all coverage is created equal? If so, then why isn’t it this way with other things? Why isn’t it this way with cell phones, televisions, automobiles, … Continue reading
Did you know that the Canadian government spends over $1 billion each year for Canadians to receive medical treatment in the United States? If national health insurance is so great, then why must the Canadian government, which provides national health … Continue reading
If customers benefit because airlines count on profits, and because manufacturers of iPods, automobiles and televisions count on profits to motivate them–then why is it better to remove profit from medical care, and pharmaceuticals, as government is presently doing?
An increasingly popular argument in favor of socialized medicine goes like this: “If universal health care works for the elderly under Medicare, then why not for the rest of us?” If that’s true, then the Democratic nominee for President should … Continue reading
Pay for my own insurance? I think not! A recent poll shows that a solid majority of Americans now oppose personal savings accounts in lieu of Social Security. What this really amounts to is the following attitude: “I don’t want … Continue reading