How Health Care Works Around the World
Today, House Republican leaders pulled the vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act, aka “Obamacare,” simultaneously killing the new GOP health care bill, the American Health Care Act.
For the foreseeable future, Obamacare will be in place. For the millions of Americans who are covered by Obamacare, this is welcome news. However, issues remain with Obamacare that many believe need to be revised, such as its many complications, the potential addition to the U.S. budget deficit, and how medicare reimburses hospitals.
Health care in America is the most expensive in the world. For a country with the highest GDP of any country in the world, this doesn’t seem to make a lot of fiscal sense. Many countries around the world have successfully figured out universal health care. What is health care like for these other countries around the world?
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