Argument: Aging countries contain health care costs without difficulty
"Single-Payer FAQ". Physicians for a National Health Program. Retrieved May 30th, 2008 - "How will we contain costs with the population aging? Studies show that aging of the population accounts for only a small fraction of the increases in health costs. Japan and Europe are already facing the problem of an aging population head-on and are doing fine. They have a much higher percentage of elderly than we do, and still spend far less on health care."