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the premium of health insurance based on health status. This change if approved, will no doubt substantially increase the cost of healthcare for millions of Americans. Conclusion When comparing two healthcare systems it is clear, one of these things is not like the other. (Sesame Street, n.d.) Patients in G.B. may pay higher taxes then patients in the U.S. but the access to healthcare is unparalleled. G.B. offers its patients the easiest access at the lowest cost. While the U.S. leaves its patients, unhealthy, under cared for, and for the most chronically ill, bankrupt. 6
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