Out of true ignorance here, but what countries are these?
To be fair, DU, each of those health care systems evolved in a different environment than our own. Because our health care system is different, it's entirely possible (I would think even likely) that the best option for getting inclusive, cost-effective care in the US may be quite different than in any of those other countries.
I like the idea of taking the expressed will of the people seriously.
Also keep in mind how poorly the US ranks in basic public health metrics. Infant mortality is a good yardstick. You don't need expensive drugs and fancy machines to reduce infant mortality. Food assistance and a couple of doctor visits will seriously improve a country's stats. You just need to make basic low-tech medical care available to those who need it.
But here we are, one of the richest, most advanced countries in the world and we rank 46th in infant mortality. We're behind Italy. Slovenia kicks our ass. Our infant mortality rate is double that of the top-ranking countries like Singapore, Japan, and the Nordic countries.
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