American Woman Shares Her Surprisingly Simple Experience With Healthcare In Iceland After She Found A Lump

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There are plenty of horror stories about the U.S. healthcare system; for a supposedly advanced nation, the inability to provide basic, affordable care to ordinary Americans is baffling to Europeans, especially.

Sometimes U.S. citizens need to travel abroad to see exactly what they are missing; a visit to the emergency room is traumatic enough, it seems ridiculously unfair to saddle someone with years of debt too.

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Author Mary Robinette Kowal was in Iceland recently, when she found a lump. Obviously, this is something potentially life-threatening that is going to cause stress and worry, so getting checked up ASAP is important. So began her (amazingly short) journey through the Icelandic healthcare system.

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The post sparked a discussion about the merits of various healthcare systems around the world, with people sharing their own eye-opening experiences.

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What do you think? What are your experiences with healthcare in your country, and in countries around the world? Share your stories in the comments!

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