In the U.S., health care, like most things, is driven by a private marketplace. We take a look at the principles that govern this marketplace in this episode.
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Comment #1 posted on 2017-08-13 17:07:43 by Canadianbob
Health Insurance MarketAs a Canadian, most of my fellow citizens find the idea of healthcare being a "marketplace" a little bit weird. Universal medicare became a reality in the province of Saskatchewan in 1962. By 1971, piece by piece it had become a national program. Now, the move is towards expanding into universal pharmacare, one of the missing pieces of our universal medicare system.
Comment #2 posted on 2017-08-14 01:09:31 by Kevin O'Brien
That's why I recorded thisI know that the American system does not make sense to a most people outside the U.S., or frankly to most people inside the U.S. So I thought it was worth a little of my time to lay it out.
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