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Alan4discussion's Avatar Jump to comment 16 by Alan4discussion

Comment 15 by Sample - Devil's advocate.

What's the difference between him and a doctor who refuses to see a patient because of their ability to pay?

The difference is in the background legal system and medical ethics. In many countries there would be no quibble, with doctors' responsibilities in their contracts for public service quite clear, but the USA is dominated by big-money medical "service" companies, their political lobby, and their highly paid legal representatives. - As I have linked before - http://thesocietypages.org/graphicsociology/2011/04/26/cost-of-health-care-by-country-national-geographic/

Tue, 03 Jul 2012 09:12:53 UTC | #948487