France’s Emergency-Room Emergency

The idea that American health care is inferior to its more socialized counterparts has been an article of faith on the left for decades. Yet France’s universal system is on the brink of collapse, and its problems began long before the coronavirus arrived in Western Europe.

In France, every citizen is enrolled in a national health insurance program and can supplement coverage with private insurance. Government funds more than 75% of health expenditures. For a while it worked: In 2000 the World Health Organization declared the…

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