America's future? Britain's NHS plays God with care denial

Greg Halvorson
You're 29 years/old, you have Cystic Fibrosis, you need an expensive drug in order to survive. The government-run socialized medical system that - by law - must approve drug-requests deems your survival odds insufficient to justify the cost of purchase. They reject your request.  But hold on!  The drug manufacturer says they'll waive costs - the drug is FREE.  But hold on! The government-run socialized medical system that - by law - must approve drug-requests stands by its decision.  You're dead. True Story.I wish it weren't, but it is and, seeing as how there's an election on Tuesday, it's a plausible preview if Obama wins. Structurally, moving "forward," there will be little difference between Britain's National Health Service and the 150 agencies and bureaucracies created by ObamaCare and NICE, the Orwellian-named National Institute of Clinical Excellence, and ObamaCare's Medicare-gutting  "Independent Payment Advisory Board."  Medicine is as much art...(Read Full Post)

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