The article is about US health care system and compares to other countries’ health care system.
A 2014 study by the private American foundation The Commonwealth Fund found that although the U.S. health care system is the most expensive in the world, it ranks last on most dimensions of performance when compared with Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. The study found that the United States failed to achieve better outcomes than other countries and is last or near last in terms of access, efficiency and equity.
In our country, UHC become hot topic recently and MOH creating strategic plan to get UHC but sill long way to go. Former government announced that every citizen should get free medical services without proper planning and provided free health care to all citizen in public hospitals with no planning, rules and regulation. And current government is trying to fix it because it will crack down the system unless fix timely. There are still few insurance providers public or private. We are still using our own money for our health although some companies provide reimbursement for health care to certain amount.
When it come to health care, all our intention is to get proper medical treatment to everyone regardless patient’s condition. Equal services to entire population. Depending on the political, economical and law, health care can be affordable or expensive. As mentioned via Chanapong
there are different problems of UHC in different settings to suitably resolve according to their social and economic environment.