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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 886 Jock 03-Dec-18 08:22
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 165 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 17:45
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 156 Jock 03-Dec-18 18:18
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 153 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 17:13
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 146 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 03:42
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 159 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:51
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 146 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 04:00
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 159 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 04:10
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 156 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 18:37
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 150 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 19:47
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 230 Warwick 03-Dec-18 19:58
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 145 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 21:03
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 161 eli stills 03-Dec-18 22:52
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 157 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 00:26
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 172 eli stills 04-Dec-18 02:05
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 145 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:24
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 145 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:40
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 156 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 17:37
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 186 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 22:19
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 190 eli stills 04-Dec-18 23:32
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 232 adequatedane 05-Dec-18 03:36
More Adequate Disinformation! 143 eli stills 05-Dec-18 04:02
Just stupidity 137 adequatedane 05-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Just stupidity 132 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 23:49
Re: Just stupidity 153 eli stills 06-Dec-18 02:00
And Even More stupidity 140 adequatedane 06-Dec-18 14:30
Re: And Even More stupidity 144 eli stills 06-Dec-18 19:35
Your Imitating Yourself 145 adequatedane 06-Dec-18 20:26
Re: Your Imitating Yourself 173 eli stills 06-Dec-18 23:20
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 144 Audrey 07-Dec-18 03:09
Ah More Ignorance 183 adequatedane 07-Dec-18 12:07
Re: Ah More Ignorance 224 muppedo 10-Dec-18 00:00
Re: Ah More Ignorance 156 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 17:36
Re: Ah More Ignorance 160 eli stills 11-Dec-18 18:32
Re: Ah More Ignorance 147 Warwick 11-Dec-18 20:06
Ah More BS and Lies 136 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 21:13
let's put it another way 143 Warwick 11-Dec-18 21:23
Re: Ah More BS and Lies 199 eli stills 11-Dec-18 22:29
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 247 Thunderbird 11-Dec-18 17:27
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 142 adequatedane 11-Dec-18 17:40
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 255 Jock 03-Dec-18 20:52
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 230 adequatedane 03-Dec-18 21:07
The links to both study and review 236 drrayeye 03-Dec-18 21:21
Re: The links to both study and review 129 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 03:06
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 151 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 23:07
You're proving Mike right 145 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 00:24
Re: You're proving Mike right 141 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 00:39
Re: You're proving Mike right 142 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 15:47
Re: New Study Shows Medicare for All Would Save US $5.1 Trillion Over Ten Years 161 muppedo 03-Dec-18 23:25
Read the report 142 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 00:28
Two major issues 166 Race Jackson 04-Dec-18 00:08
Re: Two major issues 152 muppedo 04-Dec-18 00:17
Re: Two major issues 131 eli stills 04-Dec-18 02:22
Re: Two major issues 148 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 02:31
Re: Two major issues 138 eli stills 04-Dec-18 03:11
Re: Two major issues 141 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:35
Re: Two major issues 146 eli stills 04-Dec-18 04:38
Re: Two major issues 143 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 03:47
Re: Two major issues 146 Brian Patterson 04-Dec-18 03:58
Re: Two major issues 134 eli stills 04-Dec-18 05:01
Re: Two major issues 136 ldennyjr 04-Dec-18 18:59
Re: Two major issues 127 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:09
Re: Two major issues 134 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 22:15
Amen brother 130 eli stills 04-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Two major issues 123 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 20:33
As Suspected the Plan has Problems. Who Would of Thought? 140 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 04:23
Haven't read it--have you 142 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 05:18
Re: Haven't read it--have you 141 WhoWeird 04-Dec-18 12:48
Is the Comic Book Version Better? 135 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 15:39
Ray Your a Trip 135 adequatedane 04-Dec-18 14:59
Re: Haven't read it--have you 142 Jock 04-Dec-18 17:45
Re: Haven't read it--have you 132 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 18:31
Re: Haven't read it--have you 156 muppedo 04-Dec-18 23:46
Re: Haven't read it--have you 135 eli stills 05-Dec-18 01:13
Re: Haven't read it--have you 136 Aine 05-Dec-18 01:46
Re: Haven't read it--have you 139 eli stills 05-Dec-18 01:55
Re: Haven't read it--have you 136 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 02:13
Re: Haven't read it--have you 165 Jock 06-Dec-18 07:15
Re: Haven't read it--have you 153 muppedo 09-Dec-18 20:14
Can we Trust Doctors... 139 cladking 04-Dec-18 17:00
Can we trust Trumpers 148 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 19:06
Re: Can we trust Trumpers 139 PB Bytes 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 145 Warwick 04-Dec-18 19:36
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 205 solaremp 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 132 cladking 05-Dec-18 03:11
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 208 Aine 05-Dec-18 16:18
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 232 PB Bytes 05-Dec-18 16:44
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 230 Aine 05-Dec-18 16:48
Re: Can we Trust Doctors... 126 cladking 09-Dec-18 16:49
Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 139 Sirfiroth 04-Dec-18 19:41
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 136 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:22
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 143 Warwick 04-Dec-18 20:29
Re: Realities of Liberal Medicare for All Plan! 146 eli stills 04-Dec-18 20:37
Haven't read the report either--have you 142 drrayeye 04-Dec-18 20:43
Re: Haven't read the report either--have you 145 Sirfiroth 05-Dec-18 14:11
Re: Haven't read the report either--have you 133 Warwick 05-Dec-18 15:07
Mike has your number 133 drrayeye 05-Dec-18 15:07
Re: Mike has your number 143 WhoWeird 05-Dec-18 23:57
Re: Mike has your number 149 eli stills 06-Dec-18 02:07
Re: Mike has your number 150 WhoWeird 06-Dec-18 02:19
I don't give a damn! 149 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 03:44
Re: I don't give a damn! 134 Jock 06-Dec-18 07:03
LOL 135 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 14:19
Re: Mike has your number 146 Warwick 06-Dec-18 17:13
It doesn't register, does it? 137 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 18:26
Scriiieetcchhhh!!! 158 Warwick 06-Dec-18 18:35
LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 142 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 19:03
Re: LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 153 WhoWeird 06-Dec-18 19:08
Re: LOL, It still doesn't register, does it? 141 Sirfiroth 06-Dec-18 19:11


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