Organizational Task 3

Decent Essays
A 1.
In this paper I will be comparing the overall healthcare systems between the United
States and that of Great Britain.
A 2.
In the United States we have private healthcare which each individual person has to pay for, one way or another. There are some government programs such as Medicare, Medicaid,
Veterans health administration and Children's Health Insurance Program that help supplement healthcare but there are strict qualifications that must be met and not everyone may qualify for it. Not everyone has access to health insurance and there are those that are underinsured. “ In
2010, the population without insurance coverage increased to nearly 49.9 million, or 16.3% of the population. The uninsured and underinsured include
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Some people will go into bankruptcy, lose their homes and jobs due to the inability to pay such extranomical medical bills. In Great Britain they might pay higher taxes to participate in the NHS but other than that they never receive a medical bill and never have to pay for healthcare no matter if it is a simple visit for the flu or radical treatment for severe cancers.
Cherry, B., & Jacob, S.(1997). Chapter 7 Paying for Health Care in America: Rising Costs and
Challenges ( 6th ed.). [wgu vitalsource].
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