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Duelling anecdata? Sure thing.

Your cataracts would have been treated in a timely fashion for their severity in the public system, as your wife's kidney issues. Triage is a vital and necessary part of every medical system in order to most efficiently use medical resources.

My wife had a burst appendix and she went into surgery seven minutes after hitting the casualty ward. I had torn rotator cuffs and waited one week for a specialist appointment, one month for an MRI and three months for successful corrective surgery. Nothing about that was surprising, nor worth worrying about.

I also ruptured a bicep tendon and saw a doctor in one day, consulted with a surgeon within two hours, and it was determined (correctly) that it was not worth an operation.

None of these incidents invoked my private medical insurance, nor my desire to spend my own money, despite the urgings of various providers.

What part of you or your wife's treatment would have benefited by having instantaneous surgery/intervention? Other than your comfort or satisfaction with your taxation scheme?

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New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 901 Jock 03-Dec-18 08:22
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 173 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 17:45
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 163 Jock 03-Dec-18 18:18
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 163 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 17:13
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 150 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 03:42
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 173 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:51
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 151 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 04:00
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 165 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 04:10
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 163 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 18:37
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 160 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 19:47
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 241 Warwick 03-Dec-18 19:58
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 155 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 21:03
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 168 eli stills 03-Dec-18 22:52
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 164 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 00:26
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 188 eli stills 04-Dec-18 02:05
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 155 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:24
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 152 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:40
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 162 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 17:37
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 193 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 22:19
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 199 eli stills 04-Dec-18 23:32
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 244 adequatedane 05-Dec-18 03:36
More Adequate Disinformation! 151 eli stills 05-Dec-18 04:02
Just stupidity 144 adequatedane 05-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Just stupidity 137 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 23:49
Re: Just stupidity 167 eli stills 06-Dec-18 02:00
And Even More stupidity 145 adequatedane 06-Dec-18 14:30
Re: And Even More stupidity 149 eli stills 06-Dec-18 19:35
Your Imitating Yourself 150 adequatedane 06-Dec-18 20:26
Re: Your Imitating Yourself 183 eli stills 06-Dec-18 23:20
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 150 Audrey 07-Dec-18 03:09
Ah More Ignorance 189 adequatedane 07-Dec-18 12:07
Re: Ah More Ignorance 237 muppedo 10-Dec-18 00:00
Re: Ah More Ignorance 165 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 17:36
Re: Ah More Ignorance 168 eli stills 11-Dec-18 18:32
Re: Ah More Ignorance 154 Warwick 11-Dec-18 20:06
Ah More BS and Lies 143 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 21:13
let's put it another way 151 Warwick 11-Dec-18 21:23
Re: Ah More BS and Lies 210 eli stills 11-Dec-18 22:29
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 263 Thunderbird 11-Dec-18 17:27
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 150 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 17:40
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 266 Jock 03-Dec-18 20:52
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 237 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 21:07
The links to both study and review 242 drrayeye 03-Dec-18 21:21
Re: The links to both study and review 135 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 03:06
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 158 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 23:07
You're proving Mike right 153 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 00:24
Re: You're proving Mike right 147 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 00:39
Re: You're proving Mike right 152 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:47
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 168 muppedo 03-Dec-18 23:25
Read the report 147 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 00:28
Two major issues 175 Race Jackson 04-Dec-18 00:08
Re: Two major issues 157 muppedo 04-Dec-18 00:17
Re: Two major issues 142 eli stills 04-Dec-18 02:22
Re: Two major issues 156 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 02:31
Re: Two major issues 147 eli stills 04-Dec-18 03:11
Re: Two major issues 152 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:35
Re: Two major issues 153 eli stills 04-Dec-18 04:38
Re: Two major issues 150 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 03:47
Re: Two major issues 154 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:58
Re: Two major issues 142 eli stills 04-Dec-18 05:01
Re: Two major issues 144 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 18:59
Re: Two major issues 144 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:09
Re: Two major issues 143 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 22:15
Amen brother 137 eli stills 04-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Two major issues 131 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 20:33
As Suspected the Plan has Problems. Who Would of Thought? 150 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 04:23
Haven't read it--have you 147 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 05:18
Re: Haven't read it--have you 149 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 12:48
Is the Comic Book Version Better? 144 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 15:39
Ray Your a Trip 146 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 14:59
Re: Haven't read it--have you 152 Jock 04-Dec-18 17:45
Re: Haven't read it--have you 139 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 18:31
Re: Haven't read it--have you 163 muppedo 04-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Haven't read it--have you 151 eli stills 05-Dec-18 01:13
Re: Haven't read it--have you 143 Aine 05-Dec-18 01:46
Re: Haven't read it--have you 149 eli stills 05-Dec-18 01:55
Re: Haven't read it--have you 144 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 02:13
Re: Haven't read it--have you 170 Jock 06-Dec-18 07:15
Re: Haven't read it--have you 160 muppedo 09-Dec-18 20:14
Can we Trust Doctors... 146 cladking 04-Dec-18 17:00
Can we trust Trumpers 155 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 19:06
Re: Can we trust Trumpers 149 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 153 Warwick 04-Dec-18 19:36
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 220 solaremp 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 139 cladking 05-Dec-18 03:11
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 212 Aine 05-Dec-18 16:18
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 238 PB Bytes 05-Dec-18 16:44
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 244 Aine 05-Dec-18 16:48
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 135 cladking 09-Dec-18 16:49
Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 148 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 145 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:22
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 148 Warwick 04-Dec-18 20:29
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 149 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:37
Haven't read the report either--have you 152 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 20:43
Re: Haven't read the report either--have you 151 Sirfiroth 05-Dec-18 14:11
Re: Haven't read the report either--have you 137 Warwick 05-Dec-18 15:07
Mike has your number 137 drrayeye 05-Dec-18 15:07
Re: Mike has your number 153 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 23:57
Re: Mike has your number 159 eli stills 06-Dec-18 02:07
Re: Mike has your number 157 WhoWeird 06-Dec-18 02:19
I don't give a damn! 163 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 03:44
Re: I don't give a damn! 141 Jock 06-Dec-18 07:03
LOL 147 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 14:19
Re: Mike has your number 152 Warwick 06-Dec-18 17:13
It doesn't register, does it? 143 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 18:26
Scriiieetcchhhh!!! 166 Warwick 06-Dec-18 18:35
LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 150 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 19:03
Re: LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 163 WhoWeird 06-Dec-18 19:08
Re: LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 146 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 19:11


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