As the debate around repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act drags on, the discussion remains centered on reforming the insurance marketplace. To achieve affordable healthcare, the debate needs to pivot and focus on the cost of services and consumption of services.
If we were to look at countries like Canada, Australia, and those in Europe, for example, there is a core, ideological difference that must be understood. Other countries have a very different social contract with its citizens and each country — on its own — have much smaller populations to address than in the United States to manage their healthcare systems. Thus, there are pros and cons to each country’s approach to healthcare policy.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Employee Benefit Adviser content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access