One of the big lies in the ongoing healthcare debate is that Canadians, who enjoy single-payer healthcare, would rather come to America for treatment. The peer-reviewed journal Health Affairs performed a study that completely debunked this myth.
...they examined data from the 18,000 Canadians who participated in the National Population Health Survey. In the previous year, only 90 of those 18,000 Canadians had received care in the United States; only 20 of them had done so electively.
Here are those numbers in convenient pie-chart form.
There's no wiggle room there.