Unlike Canadians, Germans do not face long wait times for health care.
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Other universal health-care countries including France, Japan and Sweden practise cost-sharing.
Universal health-care systems in Switzerland, the Netherlands, Germany and Australia include private insurers and/or providers.
In the Commonwealth Fund’s rankings of health-care systems, Canada scored a dismal ninth out of 11 countries.
New survey corroborates troubling health-care wait-times trend.
Single-payer health-care systems are often only able to lower costs by rationing services.
The California State Senate recently voted for a universal health-care system in the state.
More than 13 per cent of patients said they were adversely affected by waiting for non-emergency surgery.
Queen’s Park is throwing money at the problem and hoping it will disappear.