Thursday, June 4, 2009

Sun, sand, and surgery - Paul Krugman Blog -

Sun, sand, and surgery - Paul Krugman Blog - "Sun, sand, and surgery
Everyone knows that lots of Canadians come to America in search of medical care. But what everyone knows is wrong: a careful study concluded,
The numbers of true medical refugees—Canadians coming south with their own money to purchase U.S. health care—appear to be handfuls rather than hordes.
On the other hand:
Driven by rising health care costs at home, nearly 1 million Californians cross the border each year to seek medical care in Mexico, according a new paper by UCLA researchers and colleagues published today in the journal Medical Care."

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