Paul Lachine

美国的医疗分歧

伯克利—俾斯麦曾经有句名言:“我们时代的大问题不是通过演讲和多数票解决的……而是通过铁与血解决的。”就是这个俾斯麦,他的独裁帝国政府在1883年建立了德国的国民健康保险。

建立国民健康保险的理由130年来从未改变。一国的成功——不论用其皇帝的荣光、其领土的扩大、其边界的安全,还是其人口的福利来衡量——都取决于其人民的健康。

重病可能降临到任何人头上,重症患者自然无法赚到很多钱。重症得不到治疗的时间越长,最终治愈和维持的成本就越高。

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