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Canada has lousy health care.

Many Americans are convinced the Canadian healthcare system is lousy because, it is understood, patients have long waits for appointments, are subject to "rationing" of procedures, and regularly travel to the US to get better, faster treatment. Via Paul Krugman, we see that the healthcare system in Canada is almost as bad as in the US—but it only costs half as much per person. The other nations surveyed, UK, The Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, and Germany, all ranked higher and cost less than either the US or Canada, according to a 2010 survey by the Commonwealth Fund. From the report:

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Reader Comments (2)

Generally, North Americans see themselves as leaders in the world.
Generally, the rest of the world sees North Americans as rather backward.
Easily manipulated by their "elites".
Canadians tend to have a "colonial puppy" mindset.

July 7, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterHelge Nome

Healthcare system of every counties should be good to provide proper healthcare system to people.Healthcare system of America is better than Canada. So people of Canada regularly travel to US to get better treatment. Poor healthcare system affects a lot to people of that country. So Canadian government should try to improve his healthcare system.

November 15, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterTimothy

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