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Organizational Systems and Quality Leadership C489Caroline Coleman3/14/2019Task 3A.Compare the U.S. healthcare System with the healthcare system of Great Britain, Japan, Or Switzerland, by doing the following:1.Japan. A not for profit insurance is required by all citizens (approx. $280 per month, half paid by the employer) (sick around the world) those who cannot afford are paid for by the government. The Health care providers are not allowed to make a profit and a standardized fixed pricing for services and prescriptions is strictly adhered to.2.Compare access between the two healthcare systems for Children;In Japan Everyone has health coverage; they have the lowest infant mortality rate in the world and spend half as much as the USA. In The USA children are covered under Medicaid for low income families or who have some disabilities such as ESRD. Families with higher income brackets pay with private insurance and out of pocket.People who are unemployed; In Japan you are still covered for healthcare if you become out of work or are in the process of changing jobs as they see this as a time of stress and when you may need health care the most. Those who are unable to paythe small premium mandated for all will be covered as the government covers their payment. In the USA, unless you have private insurance you are going to have to pay out of pocket; if you fall below the poverty line you may be entitled to Medicaid which is government assisted coverage.People who are retired; In Japan all are covered as before unless they are below thepoverty line where the government will pay their fees. In the USA if you are Social
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