President Donald Trump, I agree with you when you revealed to the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: “They have prepared the medical services we do.”

I was both a patient and a specialist in the US, Australia. In the course of working and looking as a GP in the US for nearly 20 years, I found my fantasy work in Australia in 2015. I love to work in this phenomenal human service framework, where specialists and patients are supported by a program Medicare It’s like American Medicare but covers every Australian of any age for most human services costs.

Patients pay a little out-of-pocket costs, in terms of salary, for things like pharmaceutical ($ 7- $ 30), specialist visits ($ 0- $ 30) or X-rays ($ 0- $ 40) , As their medical care physician, I can choose to get a copay (adolescents and seniors are constantly free) or stay with the basic Medicare repayment. For example, I will not invite patients I feel will not return for a later visit. The decision is with me. Not like working in the US, I never hear of bringing individuals back to the workplace to make sure they get the best care.

My Australian patients are not reluctant to visit me and test tests. You can visit physical specialists, nutritionists, practice physiologists, diabetes instructors, chiropractors, podiatrists, and osteopaths. I have not had the patients who do not have the ability to carry the cost of an electrocardiogram, blood tests, radiology tests, or solutions, as I have done in the US. I can send my Australian patients to the healing center and the crisis room and not at all Like in the US, they are not reluctant to be inspired by a paranoid fear of a restorative insolvency. The facilities of the doctor are here of brilliant quality.

My Australian patients get ideas when they ask, not if they can bear the costs. By the complexity, my American patients would routinely maintain a strategic distance tending to fear the cost and to demand subtleties and extended suffering.

Australian Medicare gives high-caliber, careful consideration for the elderly who impaired that allows my patients to live with respect at home, not in nursing homes. Take two of my patients, an elderly couple: the spouse is 90 years old and the woman 81 years old, with gentle dementia. They receive normal home visits from escorts, who carry out evaluations and administer medication. You can get a cleaner like clockwork in case they do not go down to floors or baths. In addition, talking about bathrooms, they get handrails for a significant depreciation introduced to protect them from falls. These solid assessment measures keep patients firm and drastically reduce the cost of the doctor.

My Australian patients with an edge or terminal tail back home visits from me in the event that they are excessively powerless, making it impossible to go to the workplace. They get palliative care in their homes, comparable to the best drugs I’ve seen in the US Hospice mind.

Contrast this with my experience as a patient in the US. I had my first child 1992 in the restoration school. Despite the fact that I conveyed the protection and delighted in a typical, uninterrupted transport, we were met with a bill that was five times our month to month lease. Instead of spending our first weeks with our new child at home, we have invested this energy with the insurance office and undermined it by a meeting office. In addition, our child was not secured for the care he received directly in the run-up to the recipient, and we received a bill for infant control, none of which was secured by our protection. This could never happen in Australia.

President Trump, you were right. We are improving medical services here in Australia. Would not you say the Americans deserve the same?


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