Compare and contrast the United Kingdom with the United States (U.S.) healthcare system

REQUIRED CONTENT: PAPER HEADING: Introduction The name of your selected country and the reason for your choice.

Discuss the following (in paragraph form) for your selected country and the United States:

1) life expectancies 2) mortality rates 3) major health conditions/diseases 4) health care expenditure ($) per capita as ratio of total population 5) health care expenditure (% of gross domestic product)

Health Care Financing Discuss the following (in paragraph form) for your selected country and the United States (U.S.):

1) How is health care financed for its citizens—through the public sector (taxes) and/or the private sector [premium payments by individuals and/or employers) or a combination of both? For the U.S., also include a short discussion on how the new Affordable Care Act is financed. 2) If a combination, what are the percentages of private/public financing?

Health Care Administration Discuss the following (in paragraph form) for your selected country and the United States (U.S.).:

1) oversee; 2) regulate; and 3) insure health care benefits for its citizens (i.e., employed, unemployed, low income, elderly, disabled, uniformed personnel, veterans, native Americans)?

Health Care Facilities and Human Resources Discuss the following (in paragraph form) for your selected country and the United States (U.S.): 1) Hospitals/hospital beds: Number (per 100,000 population) or total number 2) Nurses: Number (per 100,000 population) or total number 3) Physicians: Number (per 100,000 population) or total number

Conclusion: Access and Equity Issues Discuss the following (in paragraph form) for your selected country and the United States (U.S.): 1) Are there citizens/populations who are uninsured, underinsured, and/or experience health disparities? 2) Which citizens or populations (i.e, ethnic, income, and/or immigrant groups?