Not just New Zealand missing this time…

  1. Poland's healthcare isn't free, it's literally 10% of your salary, you have to go private in order to be seen reasonably quickly and you pay for medications. Sometimes you get a discount on your medication based on the diagnosis. That's it.

  2. Similar for Germany and many other European countries. Also it could be argued that even Tax financed health care systems like the NHS in the UK aren't really free, it is just that the costs are obscured.

  3. That's all universal healthcare systems. Yeah, everyone gets help, but if it's new and expensive they'd rather let you die. If you're mentally ill you can fuck right off, and id you need an operation the line is loooong. And if you'd actually get to see the costs that comes out of your tax dollars, your jaw would fall to the floor.

  4. "Universal health care (also called universal health coverage, universal coverage, or universal care) is a health care system in which all residents of a particular country or region are assured access to health care. It is generally organized around providing either all residents or only those who cannot afford on their own, with either health services or the means to acquire them, with the end goal of improving health outcomes."

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