France

At half the cost of U.S. health care, France offers universal coverage without sacrificing choice.

Health Care Lessons From France

At half the cost of U.S. health care, France offers universal coverage without sacrificing choice.

Two American mothers learn that the U.S. health care system can't compete with France's standard.

France's Model Health Care For New Mothers

Two American mothers learn that the U.S. health care system can't compete with France's standard.

Patients with cancer receive premium treatment in France, where coverage is universal.

France At Forefront Of Free, Innovative Cancer Care

Patients with cancer receive premium treatment in France, where coverage is universal.

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Great Britain

Britain's health service told Jack Tagg it wouldn't pay for treatment until he lost sight in an eye.

Denied Treatment, U.K. Vet Stands Up for Liberty

Britain's health service told Jack Tagg it wouldn't pay for treatment until he lost sight in an eye.

Jeff Rubin of Philadelphia went bankrupt paying for his medical bills. Would that happen in England?

MS Patient Falls Into American Insurance Gap

Jeff Rubin of Philadelphia went bankrupt paying for his medical bills. Would that happen in England?

The government health service takes a hard line on pricey, new, high-tech cancer drugs.

Britain Weighs Social Cost Of 'Wonder' Drugs

The government health service takes a hard line on pricey, new, high-tech cancer drugs.

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Switzerland

One family finds quality care in Switzerland for their autistic daughter.

In Switzerland, An Easier Path For The Disabled

One family finds quality care in Switzerland for their autistic daughter.

Citizens like Cecile Crettol-Rappaz say they wouldn't trade Switzerland's system for any other.

In Switzerland, A Health Care Model For America?

Citizens like Cecile Crettol-Rappaz say they wouldn't trade Switzerland's system for any other.

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Germany

A system rooted in medieval guilds and an "Iron Chancellor" stays on track through constant reform.

History Of Tinkering Helps German System Endure

A system rooted in medieval guilds and an "Iron Chancellor" stays on track through constant reform.

The fact that Germany's system is one of the best is visible in ways many take for granted.

Most Patients Happy With German Health Care

The fact that Germany's system is one of the best is visible in ways many take for granted.

Keeping German Doctors On A Budget Lowers Costs

Putting doctors on a budget helps Germany provide good health care while keeping costs down.

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Netherlands

Netherlands' Health Care Reflects National Values

When it comes to birth and death, Dutch care reflects national values of pragmatism and stoicism.

Round-the-clock access to routine health care is the Netherlands' secret to keeping costs down.

After-Hours Doctor Calls Save Holland Money

Round-the-clock access to routine health care is the Netherlands' secret to keeping costs down.

The Dutch health care system encourages preventive care for patients with chronic illness.

In The U.S. And Holland, Diabetes Looks Different

The Dutch health care system encourages preventive care for patients with chronic illness.

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