Two-Tiered U.S. Healthcare System Looming
Admittedly, moving to a two-tiered health system such as we see in the U.K., Canada, and parts of Europe would take time. There will be plenty of opportunities for course correction along the way to avoid it. But given what we know now, a two-tiered healthcare system may be coming.
Some could argue that we have a two-tiered healthcare system right now, and I couldn't argue about that conclusion. We have to decide as a society whether a two-tiered system would be better than what we have now, or if it would be worse.
Philip Betbeze is senior leadership editor with HealthLeaders Media.
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