Lee 1 The U.S. Health Care System HS 162, Section 1 San Jose State University Introduction
Lee 2 The U.S. Health Care System is not a system known to work coherently. It involves a whole load of finance, insurance, delivery, and payment mechanisms that is a constantly changing and is controlled by both public and private sources (Shi & Singh, 2015). The U.S. Health Care System is an enormous, complex, and powerful organization that one, single entity cannot control. Problems that this health care system faces are lack of health care services to all citizens, cost-effective prices, and quality assurance. The U.S is the richest, most powerful country, although there are millions of Americans uninsured and we tend to live shorter and sicker lives compared to any other country. The country I will be comparing to the U.S. in my second essay is Japan. Cost The U.S. spends a great share of economic resources to health care which affects the amount of money citizens must pay. In 2015, U.S health expenditures reached 3.3 trillion dollars and 9,990 dollars per person (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016). Since the
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