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.
CommentsSubscribe to the comments RSS feed.
Comment #1 posted on 2017-08-13T17:07:43Z by Canadianbob
Health Insurance Market
As 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 2017-08-14T01:09:31Z by Kevin O'Brien
That's why I recorded this
I 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.