Discuss coverage for medications in the two healthcare systems..
- Compare the U.S. healthcare system with the healthcare system of Great Britain, Japan, Germany, or Switzerland, by doing the following:
- Identify one country from the following list whose healthcare system you will compare to the U.S. healthcare system: Great Britain, Japan, Germany, or Switzerland.
- Compare access between the two healthcare systems for children, people who are unemployed, and for people who are retired.
- Discuss coverage for medications in the two healthcare systems.
- Determine the requirements to get a referral to see a specialist in the two healthcare systems.
- Discuss coverage for preexisting conditions in the two healthcare systems.
- Explain two financial implications for the patient with regard to the healthcare delivery differences between the two countries.