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Centrally Organized Health Care

Which countries have a centrally organized and controlled healthcare system? How comprehensive is coverage in each of the countries with a national health service?

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The countries that have a centrally organized and controlled healthcare system are Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, UK, Spain and Italy. The National Health Services system in these countries shows practically 100% coverage officially.

Canada: All citizens receive health coverage through Medicare based on principles laid down in the Canada Health Act and in accordance with intergovernmental funding agreements. Medically necessary hospital and physician services are fully covered. Private coverage is used for dental care, prescription drugs, and home care.
Sweden: Health care in Sweden Is publicly funded and delivered. The services provided are hospital and physician services, prescription drugs, and certain aspects of dental care. Cost sharing applies to doctors, hospitals, and outpatient ...

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