Originally Posted by BBII
Good luck with that system built on all-volunteer Doctors, Nurses, Scientists, and Technologists.
Personal interest (profit motive) drives all of them. It drives everyone. Even when you don't like it.
The real problem is cost. Overinsurance and it's Tragedy of the Commons effect on the market only help to make it worse.
Single Payer's only solution is price control and rationing, with the side effects of disincentive and stagnation.
Private Pay's only solution is means. with the side effect of significant disparity.
Doctors, nurses, etc. make good money in places with those types of health care systems.