By: Trevor Loudon | The Epoch Times
Whether one refers to it as “Medicare for All,” “single-payer healthcare,” or “socialized medicine,” government-controlled healthcare has one impossible-to-overcome and literally fatal flaw.
It can be summed up in one phrase: Healthcare needs are unlimited, but government healthcare budgets are fixed.
So, what does that mean in real life?
Healthcare is a very broad concept. It’s not just fixing broken limbs or treating cancer and heart attacks. An individual has health needs from the moment of conception until death … and maybe even for several minutes beyond. Every vaccination, checkup, therapy, hospitalization, operation, prosthetic, drug, vitamin, nutritional supplement, or consultation costs money and must be paid for by somebody.
And that’s just your needs. Your healthcare wants are likely even more varied.Continue reading