U.S. Falling Behind In Global Effort To Guarantee Health Coverage
Los Angeles Times: Global Push To Guarantee Health Coverage Leaves U.S. Behind
Even as Americans debate whether to scrap President Obama's healthcare law and its promise of guaranteed health coverage, many far less affluent nations are moving in the opposite direction — to provide medical insurance to all citizens. China, after years of underfunding healthcare, is on track to complete a three-year, $124-billion initiative projected to cover more than 90% of the nation's residents (Levey, 5/12).