Universal Health Care
Universal health care refers to a national health care system in which every person has access to medical services. Though universal health care can refer to a system administered entirely by the government, most countries achieve universal health care through a combination of state and private participants that comprises hospitals and clinics, health care practitioners, insurance providers, and employer-supported programs. Each country institutes universal health care according to its own needs and capabilities. Systems funded entirely by the government are considered single-payer health insurance.
As of 2022, several countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, and South Korea, have implemented single-payer health care systems. In some single-payer systems, such as the National Health Services in the United Kingdom, the government provides health...Read more