Quotations for consideration:
- “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” – Dr. Thomas Fuller .
- “The belief that all people are equal and that no one should be denied the best of medical services is idealistic, but impractical and leads to ballooning costs. The British National Service is a failure. The U.S style medical insurance schemes are expensive. The ideal of free medical care goes against the reality of human behaviour. To prevent misuse, and to keep waste and costs in check and prevent people from under valuing what is offered, it is necessary to require co-payment from the user.” – Lee Kuan Yew .
- “Humans respond to incentives. How an agent or doctor advices or treats you corresponds directly to the incentive or fees he may receive, directly or indirectly, in advising or prescribing to you a particular action or treatment” – Anon