United States Healthcare System Versus Germany Healthcare
As the United States continues to spend a considerable amount more on health care than Germany, statistically it has been shown that there are more uninsured and unhealthy individuals in the United States. The foremost important issue is the United States’ lack of universal health care coverage. Although the medical care is exceptional in the United States, the rising cost and the U.S. health care delivery system presents many challenges for the consumer and lawmakers. The U.S. has a profuse amount of resources and treatments but does not command all citizens have health care coverage unlike Germany. It will only be a matter of time before everyone in America will be required to purchase health insurance (Wolfe, 2012). The U.S. is one of the richest countries in the world, but has been considered one of the worst health care systems that exist today. The U.S. spends more money on health care in one year than Germany, and still has not acquired universal health care coverage for their citizens.
The U.S. is a very developed nation that continues to fall behind on providing healthcare coverage to all citizens. However, the German health care system offers two different plans that ensure all citizens are provided with some form of health
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