[extropy-chat] Who Gets Expensive Treatments Under Socialism?

Benjamin Goertzel ben at goertzel.org
Mon Apr 16 22:54:58 UTC 2007


Could you let me know who your insurer is please?

I am fairly young and quite healthy; and my wife and 3 kids are much
younger and also healthy, and we pay about $380/month for barely more
than "catastrophic care", thru the National Association for the

Having lived in Oz and NZ which had national health care, I can assure
all Americans that the OZ/NZ nationalized system was far better from
the end-user's perspective, as well as less expensive from a societal

-- Ben

On 4/16/07, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> At 06:21 PM 4/16/2007 -0400, Rafal wrote:
> >Health insurance is cheap. I pay only about 150$ per month for my family.
> Really. My US insurer, Unicare, charge my wife and me more than $500
> a month for very little more than crisis coverage (no dental, very
> little pharma), and that after an annual flagfall of some $2000 each.
> It helps to be young and healthy, eh?
> Damien Broderick
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