Healing in 3 Nations: Care at What Cost?

Number 12228
Subject Health Care
Source Philadelphia Inquirer
State PA
Year 1993
Publication Date April 25-29
Summary The Philadelphia Inquirer's five-part series reports that " Americans pay more than people in other advanced countries, but aren't healthier. Canada and Germany get good care for less. ... Other advanced countries manage to insure everybody, fairly and equally. The U.S. leaves one in seven people completely uninsured and many more insured for just a portion of their needs. Those other countries do what we cannot because, over the years, they've made hard choices -- choices we are only now, reluctantly, starting to consider....."
Category General
Pages 48
Keywords managed care socialized medicine first-hand patient experiences patient care decisions spending limits
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