The last international health care system we covered – Singapore – got a great response from all of you. This week. We head back to Europe. Specifically, we’re going to Germany. Their universal health care system is based on the principles of Bismark, which say that the state should provide only for those unable to provide for themselves. It’s a private insurance system, and it’s the topic of this week’s Healthcare Triage.
Those of you who want to read more and see references can go here: http://theincidentaleconomist.com/wordpress/?p=57058
Additionally, Aaron’s new book is out! Please consider buying a copy. He’d really appreciate it! http://dontputthatinthere.com/#buy_the_book
John Green — Executive Producer
Stan Muller — Director, Producer
Aaron Carroll — Writer
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