Mahon, M. (2015). U.S. Spends More on Health Care Than Other High-Income Nations but Has Lower Life Expectancy, Worse Health. Retrieved from http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/press-releases/2015/oct/us-spends-more-on-health-care-than-other-nations
After completing the assigned readings, you should have a basic understanding of the characteristics and components of the U.S. health care delivery system.
Review the following assumptions regarding health care in the U.S (Greenwald, 2010). Although these assumptions are widely publicized, they might be disputed with critical thinking.
Evaluate additional literature and consider each of the following assumptions. Explain why you believe the statement is true or false.
· The U.S. Spends too much on health care services.
· The poor lack health care.
· The systems in other countries are better.
· The U.S. Health care system is in crisis today.
· Health care is a right.
Greenwald, H. (2010). Health Care in the United States: Organization, Management and Policy. John Wiley & Sons: San Francisco, CA