Dr. Claudia Chaufan, Associate Adjunct Professor at The Institute for Health and Aging, was recently quoted in The Guardian newspaper.
US-style healthcare: where being ill could cost you everything you have
Consider a scenario. You hurt your foot. It doesn’t feel better after a couple of weeks so you go get it checked out. You arrive at the GP but have to hand over £20, a fixed charge required before seeing the doctor, or a co-payment as the health insurance company calls it.