Friday, November 05, 2010

If You're Not Important to the Ontario Economy, Go To the Back of the Bus

A fMRI scan showing regions of activation in o...               Image via Wikipedia
“I don’t think it’s a loophole; it’s important for the Ontario economy.” -- Bruce Bronfman of Ontario MRI Centres.
Two-tiered healthcare in Ontario: those who are "important to the economy" can get an MRI fast; those who aren't can take a number and wait.

Who else goes to the front of the line? Workers’ compensation clients, the RCMP, military, and... prison inmates.

Don't get me wrong; I'm glad that Ontario residents are getting a choice, but let's not pretend that socialized medicine is working well.

h/t Mark Steyn

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"... nothing intellectually compelling or challenging.. bald assertions coupled to superstition... woefully pathetic"