I suppose I could briefly afford it if I laid off staff, before the drop in revenue from having less help kicked in
I know we spend more per capita than everyone else for worse outcomes, but I seem to remember a relatively small number of things accounting for the life expectancy gap
But we need better
Basic laws of economics apply here too
"But it works everywhere it's been done on a much smaller scale" isn't exactly a compelling reason to nationalize something
See how easy that was? It's why snark is a generally poor substitute for thought
But in retrospect I probably enjoy what I do now more lol
Costs matter, and there are tradeoffs to the added spending
There's a reason pols proposed hiking cigarette taxes to deter smoking. Same concept.
My malpractice insurance is insurance; I pay monthly on the unlikely-but-possible chance I get sued
There's a 100% chance I will need a doctor for something at some point
Subsidized healthcare is not insurance (distribution of risk), no matter what however many people choose to call it.
Here's a recent presentation on why NC's CON laws are 💩