Unlike many other developed countries, the United States has no comprehensive national health care system. Health insurance is largely tied to employment in that employer subsidies are necessary in order to make health insurance affordable for most people.
There have been at least two major reform efforts.
- Conservapedia (mostly about US): claims that Obamacare is a universal healthcare system
- dKosopedia (mostly about US)
- SourceWatch (mostly about US)
- lessigwiki:Medicine: A collection of references on medicine in the US - must-reads, to-research, and examples of systemic corruption
- 2014-05-08 [L..T] My personal Wal-Mart nightmare: You won't believe what life is like working there "The president's visiting my store Friday. He won't see how I sleep on my son's floor and eat potato chips for lunch."
- 2009-07-06 [L..T] How Long Does it Take to Set Up a Health Co-Op? “Paul Keckley, executive director of the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, tells Bloomberg that if existing regional co-ops are the model, such plans can take decades to fully develop.”
- 2012-12-10 New Trend In Health Insurance: Low-Cost Concierge Medicine: audio with summary
- 2012-11-29 Is Concierge Medicine the Future of Health Care?