Most first-world countries have some form of universal healthcare for their citizens and residents. Canada has a universal, decentralized health system that is called Canadian Medicare. All citizens and permanent residents can access healthcare free of charge. But like many healthcare systems worldwide, Medicare is plagued with problems that have resulted in long queues for healthcare service delivery and have even resulted in some fatalities. How does Medicare differ from other universal healthcare systems and what are the unique issues that have resulted in two-thirds of Canadians paying for private insurance? Learn more with our article: Universal Healthcare: Canadian Medicare Please share your experience with Medicare in the comments below.