View Single Post
      07-31-2019, 11:00 AM   #35
BimmerBoomer
demoted
BimmerBoomer's Avatar
Canada
318
Rep
1,067
Posts

Drives: 2018 Audi S5 Sportback
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Grimsby, Ontario

iTrader: (0)

$6000 per capita seems about right...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Run Silent View Post
I believe the number you quoted assumes Americans are still paying out of pocket.

If private insurance is eliminated and health care is totally paid for via taxes by the government, then those numbers double.

$6,000 x 320,000,000 = 1,920,000,000,000

PER YEAR!
That is for total expenditures under a single payer system. Since your public expenditure is currently $5839 per capita it represents no appreciable increase. You would simply save everything that is currently a private expenditure. Why should you pay more than Canadians do?