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The problem is not how much is regulated, it is what parts are regulated and whether they really matter. Opaque pricing is definitely an issue in the US, as is over-reliance on medications [1] which is correlated to shitty workers rights.

[1] https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/27/opinion/sunday/surgery-ge...

Yeah, it's a complex issue with many interlocking parts.

Which is why it's a shame when we get hung up on "privatized" vs. not - on that kind of topic people have often already made up their mind, and you're just not going to get anywhere anymore.

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