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subterranean Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-13-09 03:57 PM
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55. The horror stories are greatly exaggerated.
You sometimes get put on a waiting list for non-urgent operations, but not in critical situations.

Single payer doesn't automatically lead to fewer doctors. That is a problem in some parts of Canada, but European countries actually have MORE physicians per capita than the U.S.
See the chart below for the facts:



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