Why can’t America be like every other major country like Canada, France, and England that provides free healthcare?
Every other country provides free quality healthcare for it’s citizens. Why can’t we? Plus every other country asks us the same question: why don’t we do it?
- Jeff SLv 710 months agoFavorite Answer
Because Republicans don't want to hurt healthcare providers profitably!
- Anonymous10 months ago
Why should the healthy pay for the sick?
Why should the uneducated pay for the educated?
Why should those who work pay for those who do not?
All those countries you mentioned have limits to their so-called "free education" and many things are not covered. In the U.S. we buy insurance and get to decide what medical expense we want covered.
- 10 months ago
I know of no country that provides "free" healthcare......... in those other countries it is MUCH more expensive ..... that is why it is rationed in every one of them... and at some point.... the treatment becomes........ "take the pill and die"
- JeffreyLv 710 months ago
It's only free for those who don't pay any of the taxes that support it. Or do you think that no one has to pay for it? Are you willing to pay a 15% national sales tax in addition to the other taxes people currently pay?
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- u_bin_calledLv 710 months ago
you mean those countries with rigid immigration and citizenship standards that are actually enforced?
you mean the ones that have mandatory national languages and school curricula built on a foundation of proficiency in it?
you mean the ones where the State chooses who gets to go to college and what they study based on testing done between the ages of 13-17?
you means the ones that restrict the rights of foreigners to own property, open businesses or collect any of those "lovely benefits?"
you mean the ones whose State institutions are specifically designed to keep their populations homogeneous and like-thinking?
gee.... you think it might be that our liberal and inclusive society is part of that thing known as "American Exceptionalism?"
oh wait.... schools haven't been allowed to teach that stuff for decades.....have they?
- TLv 410 months ago
It won't work here in the USA because so many people post anonymously.
- JetDocLv 710 months ago
Healthcare isn't "FREE" little Snowflake. Doctors, nurses and staff need to be paid. Hospitals need to be built and maintained. Companies have to manufacture the drugs and devices used in medical treatment. SOMEONE has to pay for it all!
In those other countries, citizens pay high taxes to the government, and the government determines what care that they can receive. In America, the individual has the right to choose the kind of care he wants to pay for, and can buy insurance to cover serious health problems.
I think OUR way is better!
- BillLv 710 months ago
Why can't you just move to one of those countries?
No gun rights.
Plenty of illegals.
Lot of free stuff
Lots of market regulations.
and tons of taxes.
You should move and leave us alone.
- Aster RhoidsLv 710 months ago
Sure, why don't you ask other countries about tuition
- 10 months ago
because its not free.