Health Care Policies Across Different Countries

1669 Words7 Pages
Healthcare can be defined as the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, injury, illness, and other physical and mental impairments that human beings may have. The healthcare system is made up of an organization of trained people that have resources to deliver health care services to meet the needs of the target population. Health care is practiced by licensed individuals in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, and other health professions. Access to healthcare is different depending on the country and is largely influenced by its culture, political system and pre-existing health policies. With japan being the country of choice, its healthcare history, political system, and culture will be compared to the United States system, history, and culture.
There are many different types of health insurances policies across different countries. Japan is located at the eastern edge of the Asian continent. In japan, they are all covered by their governments’ adoption of universal health insurance. Universal Health Insurance, or Universal Health coverage, is a healthcare system that provides health insurance and financial protection to all citizens that reside in that particular country. It ensures that all people can use the promotive, preventative, rehabilitative, and curative health services that they need while also making sure that using these services will not create a financial problem, so all of the expenses are covered by the government. For a country to obtain
Get Access