A Comparison between the Canadian and United States Healthcare Systems

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Essay #: 053866
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A Comparison between the Canadian and United States Healthcare Systems
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This paper is a comparative review of several aspects of the current healthcare systems of the United States and Canada. Canada’s system is nationalized, and is largely a single payer, government-sponsored healthcare program. Under this structure of care, all Canadian citizens are eligible for medical care coverage, no matter what their economic of employment situations might be. In comparison, the United States healthcare system is almost completely privatized. Most United States citizens receive healthcare coverage through their employers, who hire private insurance companies to provide medical services. The provision of these services and access to the...
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