Former British Health Minister: U.K. System not 'Ideal' for U.S.
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“Street Signs’ host Erin Burnett presented the hypothetical question to Darzi that if the
“These decisions made independent, is about new drugs and new technologies,” Darzi said. “Our payer is a single-payer system, which actually is divided to 150 different local payers – they decide with the local population, what the local population needs are.”
However, Darzi told Burnett that a single-payer system in the
“I’m in no way suggesting that our health care system, or a single-payer, is the ideal model for you,” Darzi continued. “You have an excellent health care system – units and providers. However, there are some certain challenges within the system itself.”
But Darzi did trot out the notion that as a global leader
“The issue that you’re raising is how do you provide a comprehensive cover to everyone