}The British & the US health systems lie at opposite ends of a spectrum defined by the relative roles of the private and public sectors.British families don’t have to worry about being bankrupted by the cost of treatment! Britain spends less than half as much per person on health care as we do.Britons have higher life expectancy than we do, much lower infant mortality, and much lower “mortality amenable to health care .” The N.H.S. works, despite some issues, but there’s a reason the British love it. U.S. conservatives refuse to believe that other countries’ systems work better than our own. Their ideology says that the private sector is always better than government, and this trumps any and all evidence.Trump tweet suggested that a deal would involve opening up Britain’s National Health Service to U.S. private companies.'