If we as a nation decide to provide National Health Care, we must first decide if it will be National or World care. I don’t think anyone believes the US taxpayer can provide health care for all people of the world. If national health care means standing in line for care with anyone who can sneak into the country, be prepared for a long wait and poor service.
If this country wants to provide “National Anything”, we must first secure the boarders and control who enters the country wanting these National Services. National health care, education, and welfare will financially ruin this county if we try to provide these services to all “CITIZENS” of the world who find the way to our country.
A country without secure boarders is in fact not a country.
My plan for National Health Care.
1. Secure the boarders. 2. A national sales tax to pay for the system. 3. Government issues all legal residents a basic plan voucher. 4. All insurance companies administer the plan and compete for your voucher on an annual basis. 5. All insurance companies may offer a supplement or deluxe plan at extra cost to the insured. 6. All persons with pre-existing conditions will be evenly and randomly distributed with all insurance providers, and may elect to have a new provider randomly selected each year.
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Racist bastard. It's so easy to eliminate illegal immigration. If they didn't get paid, they won't come. Punitive fines (I mean a million a case, flat) and a thousand inspectors looking for I9 forms in the migrant worker fields, in the rendering plants, all the shit jobs.
That's all you need, get off your knees in front of giant corporations.
Actually you said more than you think. What gets paid gets done.
Pay for outcomes not procedures. Health Care is instantly reformed.
The Crime of employing illegals pays - put the employers in jail. Two things happen. No pay = no illegals. More crap jobs for those who already don't want to do them, but a least the pay for LEGALs would be higher.
And you want to add a premium plan?This flies in the face of national healthcare intent.Soon,some bleeding heart would notice the premium payers were getting better and faster care.Committees would be formed and morons would be elected by the acorn contingent and they would press for free premium care.
There is no real solution whereby those who can afford something are forced to pay for those who won't or can't.