Health+Benefits

A Look at Current Single-Payer Systems

How government-run health systems work in the U.K., Canada and within the U.S.’ Veterans Affairs program.
By Katie Oberkircher Posted on February 21, 2019

One in four UK citizens with cancer are denied the life-saving drugs they need. Twenty-nine percent of Canadians who fell ill and needed a specialist had to wait two months or longer to receive care.

The team at NFP resets the dialogue on government-run health systems by exploring how they work in the UK, Canada and here in the U.S. within the Veterans Affairs (VA) program.

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