No place to go

For those who think the Obama administration’s drive toward a single-payer health care system – and that is Obamacare’s goal – might be a good thing, consider this:

Each year, Canadians by the thousands seek medical care outside of that country’s single-payer health care system.

So says the Canadian free market Frasier Institute.The think tank says, as the Daily Caller reports, that in 2013, 41,838 Canadians “left their homeland to avoid long wait times and inferior care that plagues their centralized health system.”

The report found the number leaving amounts to nearly 1 percent of medical patients in Canada.

As the disaster that is Obamacare shoves us closer to a single-payer system, we are left to wonder: Where will Americans who want to avoid the long wait times and inferior care that is coming go for care?

2 Responses to No place to go

  1. Bill Hutchison January 18, 2014 at 1:51 am

    The day after I pissed blood, I was in surgery for repairs to my bladder and left kidney. After those healed – about 22 or 23 days, I was back in surgery to have my right kidney removed. Ask someone from Canada or the UK what they would expect after the same diagnosis. This was back in 2006, here in Anchorage. Obama wants to lower our health care, to achieve the lowest common denominator.

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  2. Jean FRASER Tousignant January 18, 2014 at 7:59 pm

    Hello, The article concerning our healthcare’s future and that of CANADA–and NO PLACE TO GO was excellent and frightening as well. WE must win this one and all the others horrors tied to it!—

    But my complaint was only to chastise you about your incorrect spelling of the Scottish surname, FRASER, the Scots never have had an ‘i’ in it ever!

    That may have been the silly French: since it may have ties to the French word ‘fraise” meaning strawberry. It may even be in the family crest.

    Our Fraser’s came to Canada: a widow Sophia Fraser, left Scotland with her 9 children, whose husband had been killed in the Battle of Culloden. They traveled by boat and settled in Nova Scotia in the latter part of the 1700′s.

    You always do a fine job, it is still the best news in Anchor town!

    Nova Scotia via boat not too long after the Battle of Culloden, following the death of Sophia Fraser’s husband in that battle, with her 9 children.

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