You're right, seniors do not currently wait 6 months, here in the USA. BUT they have been reported to do so in Canada & the UK & just about any country with socialized medicine.Where do you get this stuff? That is not likely to happen. Seniors on Medicare don't Wait 6 months.
I talked to a retired doctor just yesterday & he is so glad to be retired. He informed me of the ,mounting paperwork that actually kept him from treating people because of the mounds to mountains of regulations & record keeping that meant that he could see fewer & fewer people. Much of the paperwork/forms/record keeping required more of HIS personal time. He took stuff home away from the office in an effort to keep up. Now add to that burden with current doctors & add to that the numbers the doctors that will retire early & the number of fewer people that will have any interest whatsoever of going to med, dental, chiropractic, nursing, psychiatry or any other form of health care schooling & you'll see that it will take a 6 month appointment time to have a tooth pulled or filled, or a podiatrist to treat a bunion or a dermatologist to treat acne etc etc. Much of which will be worse when one finally sees a doctor because of the protracted time period.
Don't even mention going to the ER because it will have to be worse than now too. Likely MUCH worse since they will likely be understaffed by today's standards & even more so with the build up of people that can't get timely appointments in a doctors office PLUS the undeniable shortage of doctors in the future.
Remember that with resindency & college class time, there is a minimum of TEN years to be an M.D. for the exceptional ones. And that is to be immediately over worked, over regulated & underpaid?!?! Yea, right!