The USA can learn from these foreign health care systems

USA Today: LONDON — The U.S. has lots to learn when it comes to health care coverage.

And studying what other countries have done is even more useful now that President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress have failed to produce a health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

USA TODAY picked five countries ranked in the top 10 for health care, according to a 2016 prosperity index by the Legatum Institute, a think tank based here. The index measured performance in basic physical and mental health, health infrastructure and preventative care.

There are a number of similarities — and differences — in the way the top-rated countries provide health care:

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