Argument: People have a right to pay more for better health care

Issue Report: Single-payer universal health care


Froma Harrop. “Canada’s the wrong model for universal health care”. Seattle Times. February 28th, 2007 – “There’s also the freedom argument. People don’t want to be told that they can’t spend their own money on goods that would benefit them — and who can blame them?”

“NHS threat to halt care for cancer patient” Times Online. December 16th, 2007 – The Times reported a British woman “will be denied free National Health Service [NHS] treatment for breast cancer if she seeks to improve her chances by paying privately for an additional drug.”