And dozens of other advanced countries. Almost all are democracies .. so if their citizens are suffering with long waits and poor practitioners, why oh why don't they vote to go back to the American dog-eat-dog system? None ever do go back, you know.
People say that America has the very, very best quality health care in the world. But is there a shred of evidence that this is true? Certainly our population's health sucks, compared to almost everywhere.
Isn't it just jingoism -- like saying "America has the world's best labor force" or "America has the world's most dedicated soldiers"? I mean really, those are just empty words, nothing more.
Don't get me started. Briefly, the answer to your question is, "Because it ain't wrong."