Big picture remains hazy, but these numbers add up.
Doctors are less likely to prescribe opioids in Germany and quicker to notice if a patient is at risk of abuse. And, for those who do experience addiction, treatment is easier to come by.
Katie West, an American health researcher who has lived in Germany the past three years, hasn’t mastered the language and misses her family. But not having to worry about the cost of her lifesaving medication makes it OK.
Even with Germany’s generous universal coverage, sizable health disparities persist between Hamburg’s wealthier neighborhoods and its poorer ones. Two health centers are among those trying to close the gaps.
Warren’s claim on health insurance and bankruptcy is narrow enough to hold up.
It comes down to questionable methodology.
Unlike in the U.S., health insurance in Germany doesn’t cover birth control. Advocates here say that causes health problems — but change is unlikely.
The president’s outline of key health policy concerns touched on a variety of hot-button issues from drug prices to immigration.
No son como CVS, Rite Aid o Walgreens, las que tienes a la vuelta de la esquina. Die Apotheke, como se llama aquí a una farmacia, vende casi exclusivamente medicamentos.
Germany’s pharmacies provide insights into the country’s low drug prices and strict regulations. But they’re still businesses.