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What is the effect of the GATS and the so called multilateral trading system on the provision of health care in the world, particularly in the United States of America?

This is an important question because in the US the information found on this site connecting the issues is not generally known. Its not known how GATS has effectively hijacked US health policy (along with thatin the rest of the world.) At least 219 excess deaths each day would notbe lost if the US had a functional universal healthcare. We're certsainly paying a lot for healthcare but it seems we're gettng a remarkably bad deal in terms of outcomes. Is the Affordable Care Act, which is required to be a temporary measure in the face of the Standstill in the Understanding on Commitments in Financial Services, is it in fact " universal health care"? Is it affordable to self-employed working people with its high deductibles, and co-pays, etc? No, it is not allowed to be. Its not allowed to crowd out commercial health insurance. But on February 26, 1998 the standstill date insures would simply not insure a thid of all US families. Thats the point of comparison. But as far as I can ascertain, and I am not a trade lawyer, but the plain language of the WTO GATS (Understanding on Commitments in Financial Services) says that we're supposed to revert to those rules at some point, as far as I can tell. Really. See the Skala paper and also see the Annex on FS in Related Links. I dont think there is anything we could do other than leaving GATS which may require we pay equivalent worth concessions, probably in "market access" to vanishing jobs, in re compensation. To all other WTO members who consider themselves injured, not just India. (India is no longer an official LDC.