Mike Holly: The obvious solution is to increase the supply of physicians and hospitals to meet demand. Unfortunately, if medical schools doubled their class sizes by next year, it could still take over 20 years to achieve the number of doctors relative to population found in continental Western Europe. Competition could be achieved quicker by relaxing the licensing requirements placed on para-medicals (e.g. nurses), and possibly also foreign educated doctors
, to compete with U.S. physicians to the degree to which they are qualified.Фридман
: (3) By the time Clinton is running, the American health care system will be in a state of catastrophic failure. She will offer an alternative, probably along the single payer lines supported by many on the left. My feeling is that this alternative is the least likely, but I wish I could be more confident of that.