It was rather stunning to see the demagogues come out pinning the death of Natalie Richardson on the
That argument got some play, and then “died” (no pun intended). First, she refused further treatment, which people in the
If you work in healthcare, you know that all resources are not available to everyone. Sometimes it’s the lack of insurance which shuttles patients to ERs instead of outpatient centers of some sort. Insurance and money determine whether you get a transplant, or how soon you can be seen by a physician. Some 80 million people went without healthcare insurance at some point in the past two years, and over 47 million have no insurance. Ask the president of the AMA what it’s like to be without health insurance.
The forces are gathering around a national financing system, NOT a socialized healthcare system akin to the
Trying to use the