Here's an interesting article from Forbes magazine
Unfortunately, the author starts out with a bad comparison.Â Insurance on a car or a house cannot be compared to insuring a human.Â With the first two, the insurance is on something that may or may not get damaged or destroyed, so no matter how long the cover continues, there may or may not be a claim.Â With humans, the subject of the insurance will get sick and will die one day, so if the cover exists long enough, one day, there will be a claim.
". . . selection is a huge problem in American health insurance."Â As it is all over the world.Â Avoiding it is impractical, that's why it costs so much.Â Your government's heart is in the right place, but I cannot see how they can sustain many of the policies currently in place regarding compulsory medical insurance.
They aren't all bad policies in and of themselves, it's just that they will face strong resistance from the voting public.Â The one fact that the younger, healthier generation is ignoring though is that one day they will benefit from those very policies that they are now resisting, unless they succeed in having them repealed.