By Danielle Martin and Sandro Galea Comments Off on What does Trump’s agenda mean for Canadian health care? access to care, American health care, Canada’s healthcare system, Canadian healthcare system, Canadian medicare, health care spending, national drug plan, U.S. healthcare
The U.S. health care system is not a universally accessible system – it is a publicly and privately-funded patchwork of fragmented systems and programs. Insured Americans are covered by both public and private health insurance, with a majority covered by private insurance plans through their employers.
I’m a U.S. family physician who has decided to relocate to Canada. The hassles of working in the dysfunctional health care “system” in the U.S. have simply become too intense.