There always seems to be noise about U.S. healthcare—whether insurance is just too expensive or sometimes, just plain useless. (Hello $5,000 deductables, we’re looking at you.) The recent subsidized offerings through Obamacare have certainly helped Americans obtain better and more accessible care, but still, in a recent survey of 11 nations conducted by The Commonwealth Fund, the U.S. healthcare system ranked last. Ouch.
Most other countries offer public insurance as well as private, meaning that residents all have insurance paid via taxes—in one form or another. But here are some other healthcare benefits offered in other parts of the globe.