Thursday, November 6, 2008

A Few Updates

It looks like Arizona's Proposition 101 (Freedom of Choice in Health Care) just barely failed, 49.9% to 50.1%. (Via Patient Power.)

The UK may start allowing patients to use their own money to purchase small amounts of extra private medical care, without automatically forfeiting their government NHS medical care. (Via RS.)

Canadian patients are facing waits of up to 5 years for government-run sleep apnea testing. Canadian medical guidelines call for a maximum of two to six months for this disorder. (Via DS.)