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Old 09-19-2009, 12:09 PM   #46
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Oh I've had it alright. It's called the VA...and because of that, I've had to seek my own private medical care numerous times. I can pay my own bill thank you.
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Old 09-19-2009, 12:12 PM   #47
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Yes I understand the problem with VA it is the same here. It is nothing to do with our health care system. The way they take care of our military wounded is shameful.
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Old 12-20-2009, 10:28 AM   #48
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If they pass this travesty of legislation, in any form, I will be the first one they try to fine/arrest.

Good luck officer...you might want to bring some friends.
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Old 06-22-2010, 09:59 AM   #49
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I am a Canadian who thinks our system does need some improvment. At this time I would not trade it for the american system.

I have the answers to fix all of these questions about health care but I am also a capitalist so therefore I will keep all the answers to myself until I get paid really good to show you all how to fix it.

The statement initself is the reason your heath care sytem fails. To much special interest groups and lobby groups spending to much money. You are all drinking the lemonade you are being served and calling it wine. Insurance companies, heath care companies, pharmacutical companies make too much money from you all being sick. More money for them in a sick population then a healthy one. That is why it fails and will continue to do so.

The USA will find a way to do it better then anybody eles has. It is just going to take time to break down all the BS and fear mongering.

Just don't let them take your guns away. That above all eles can never happen.
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I am a Canadian who thinks our system does need some improvment. At this time I would not trade it for the american system.

I have the answers to fix all of these questions about health care but I am also a capitalist so therefore I will keep all the answers to myself until I get paid really good to show you all how to fix it.

The statement initself is the reason your heath care sytem fails. To much special interest groups and lobby groups spending to much money. You are all drinking the lemonade you are being served and calling it wine. Insurance companies, heath care companies, pharmacutical companies make too much money from you all being sick. More money for them in a sick population then a healthy one. That is why it fails and will continue to do so.

The USA will find a way to do it better then anybody eles has. It is just going to take time to break down all the BS and fear mongering.

Just don't let them take your guns away. That above all eles can never happen.
I will be the first to say our system needs improvement but I will still take our system over any other.
The below link for example is a huge reason why our system is still better than any out there.
http://www.nsnews.com/health/Canadia...246/story.html
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Old 06-22-2010, 10:38 PM   #51
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Yes your right. However one of the main reasons for our wait times concerns and others we face is a "brain drain" of Canadian trained and educated doctors leaving Canada for the more profitable American hospitals. The reality is the profits generated in the USA adversly affects the Canadian system. Profits which have lead many Americans to cross back over into Canada to seek treatment they cannot afford in the for profit hospitals and insurance ran establishments in the USA.

The circle is still broken. Anyway we slice it, the countries share so much in so many things, in health care or whatever industry. From labour to transportation and manufacturing costs. They are so very much entwined every choice seems to affect the other to some degree.
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Yes your right. However one of the main reasons for our wait times concerns and others we face is a "brain drain" of Canadian trained and educated doctors leaving Canada for the more profitable American hospitals. The reality is the profits generated in the USA adversly affects the Canadian system. Profits which have lead many Americans to cross back over into Canada to seek treatment they cannot afford in the for profit hospitals and insurance ran establishments in the USA.

The circle is still broken. Anyway we slice it, the countries share so much in so many things, in health care or whatever industry. From labour to transportation and manufacturing costs. They are so very much entwined every choice seems to affect the other to some degree.
I agree completely!
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Old 06-23-2010, 08:54 AM   #53
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I know this, if I wanted Canadian health care I would try and move there. I dont want it and I dont want what Obama is doing here. What the heck happened to people standing on their own. Some one said on here Oh I like canadian health care cause I go in and I dont have to pay anything. Are you freakin kidding me? This gerneration sucks. I like independance and freedom.
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Military Heath Care in general is a joke...

I had a guy go in with a broken nose, The Doc (The No **** Doctor) was looking for the answer on web MD... His nose was all crooked, and black and blue and pointed to the left, and they told him to come back, if it got any worse...


It took me 2 years to get shoulder surgery, and 4 months to wait for an MRI on my shoulder. After my surgery, they still diddnt fix the problem I have been waiting for 2 months to GET A DIAGNOSIS on my 2nd MRI results...

People who cant get a real practice go to the military to be a Dr...
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A glimmer of hope on Bo Bo Care,

Lawsuit on Obama health plan likely going to trial:

Linky Here

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100914/...erhaul_lawsuit
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What I would be interested in knowing from some of you Canadians is, what percentage of each dollar you earn goes to taxes?
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Depends on how many dollars you earn.

Or, enough that our government can occasionally run a surplus instead of a deficit.

Such is the price of living in the great white north.
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Challenge everyone to look at the data: Canadians pay less for health care (3 to 6%) less in percent of GNP health care expenditures while covering everyone (not just the 60% or so covered by US private plans). And satisfaction rate of Canadians is more than double that of the US.

Why the constant ***** about VA care? VA has outranked the US private health system in satisfaction by patients for years now.
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Challenge everyone to look at the data: Canadians pay less for health care (3 to 6%) less in percent of GNP health care expenditures while covering everyone (not just the 60% or so covered by US private plans). And satisfaction rate of Canadians is more than double that of the US.

Why the constant ***** about VA care? VA has outranked the US private health system in satisfaction by patients for years now.
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