Single-payer health-care systems are often only able to lower costs by rationing services.
Canadians have long suffered through long wait times for health care.
Canada imposes complete government control over people's access to medically necessary care.
Canada will increasingly be an outlier among developed countries.
Canadian Medicare did not start out as a national institution. It started in one province, Saskatchewan, and spread to others over the years.
Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) the quality of health insurance plans in the United States has gone down, while premiums have gone way up.
Insurers are losing lots of money, and it’s likely that few, if any, will be willing to provide Obamacare health plans beyond another year or two.
Obamacare is riddled with income-tax cliffs, which are likely the main reason for the rise in part-time work in this weak recovery.
Five years after the passage of Obamacare, the results suggest that re-thinking the specifics of the Obamacare reforms, and any potential additional reforms, will be needed.