I feel the main problems are the insurance companies, Tort Law and no consumer market controls.
This AP story makes me wonder what people think a socialized system is going to be like.
Depending on how they go about this government takeover, it could introduce a whole new industry based on cash and carry healthcare.
Someone will open up an MRI shop you can come in and get scanned. Cash only doctors as well.
We could loose the ability to go to court against hospitals and doctors as well.