Chile's Global Issues

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Lenamond 7 The United States is the only major industrialized nation which does not guarantee universal health care to its citizens and when observing statistics concerning the cost of health expenditures and the quality of care, it is clear: the United States must switch to a system of national health care. Not only is universal coverage the most moral option available to the public, as it dramatically reduces easily avoidable deaths and disease, but a system of universal access is economically advantageous, an issue particularly persuasive when considering the current economic status of the United States. While the nation has seen small changes emerging in the recent years to attempt to transition to such a state (namely through the Affordable…show more content…
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Opposing Viewpoints In Context
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“Care Without Coverage: Too Little, Too Late.” Institute of Medicine May
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Universal Health Care
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Opposing Viewpoints In Context
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The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured. “The Uninsured: A Primer.” The
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