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At this General Practitioners surgery in London, if your problems don’t fit their schedule, then you’ll have to schedule again. Britain’s National Health Service promises free medical care for all, but the reality is free access to a waiting list. Four million Britons currently wait for routine surgery. In the United States, proponents of Medicare for All want to make the federal government the financer of virtually all medical care for Americans, which means it would decide what procedures are covered and how much doctors will be paid. To learn more, read our feature.