Wednesday, October 13, 2010

What national health care in Greece has led to

Here's a terrifying story about what the largest Greek health service has decided.
This Saturday, one of Greece’s most respected newspapers, To Vima, reported that the nation’s largest government health insurance provider would no longer pay for special footwear for diabetes patients. Amputation is cheaper, says the Benefits Division of the state insurance provider.
What next will they decide they can't afford? If only our government would learn from the bad example of Greece?