The following links compare our non-system of health care with the national health program of Canada.
It’s a stark contrast and explains why so many American are forced into bankruptcy by health care expenses.
This talks a bit about the costs of having a baby in the U.S. even if you have “good” insurance–several thousand dollars.
As opposed to Canada where the total medical cost of childbearing appears to be $25. The interviews in this article also highlight the satisfaction of Canadians with their system of health care.