02 Oct '11, 7am

Healthcare : An Enlightened Move...: Diary Of A Singapore Mind

I will tell you a better policy idea than the $2 health screening announced for the poor today later on in the posting. There is one area that there is little doubt that govt should play a big role and that is healthcare. All we have to do is look at the mess in the largely privatised healthcare system in USA. The cost of healthcare there is growing at 22% every year and if you do quick calculation, it won't take long for healthcare cost in America to reach a point that it devours half the GDP - every other person would have to be a doctor to treat the other person! Of course that is just a hypothetical mathematical possibility, before it reaches that point the US govt will have to do something or most people will have to live without healthcare - these people will keep throwing out incumbent politicians until something is done even if it means re-nationalising the healthc...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2011/10/healthcare-enli...

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