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61500 The organization took appropriate health measures like infant mortality and life expectancy and compared US with countries with less economic wealth before ranking it. Moore interviewed individuals who though they were adequately covered under medical insurance, they could not access the care (Moore film). Former employees of insurance companies were also asked to give their views concerning cost-cutting initiatives which gave bonus to insurance company medical personnel. The respondents argued that companies try to avoid the costs necessary for medical treatments for policy holders hence increasing the profitability of the companies. For instance in Canada, Moore has described how Tommy Douglas was voted the greatest Canadian in 2004 for contributing generously to the Canadian health system. A micro surgeon was also interviewed among other people who were in the emergency room waiting to be attended (Moore film). Canadians revealed that their insurance covers allow them to access free medical care, from one’s doctor of choice at any time. Most Canadians expressed bewilderment at the US system of charging the sick to provide care. They expressed deep satisfaction with their system. The residents of the United Kingdom praised their national health service as a comprehensive publicly funded health care system (Moore film). The interviewed people concerning medical expenses told Moore that they were not charged out of pocket payments in their medical system. Pharmaceuticals are free of charge to every citizen in UK according to one pharmacist interviewee who was interviewed by Moore (Moore film). In France, Moore managed to interview a head of obstetrics and gynecology and a group of American expatriates. He found out that the French medical service provides house calls by physicians to its citizens. In addition, the government provided numerous social services to its citizens such as public health education, neonatal