Health And Health Care System

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Good health can be seen as important contribution of a high function thriving society. Health is defined in many ways; however I particularly identify with the World Health Organization definition of health as the state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, not just the lack of disease. The way the United States perceives health reflects throughout the health care system. Throughout recent years there has been several comparisons with other countries which I believe are important in pin pointing the advantaged disadvantages of health care system. With notions of the United States health system and information on other countries health system I have formulated ideas for what I believe to be my ideal health care system. As a…show more content…
With an ideal plan people will finance their own health care services according to financial brackets with serval factors for example income and employment status can determines actual cost. Everyone in some way should pay the cost of health services. Current health policies like social security have individuals fund others current health care with hope that there’s will be funded in their own time. My ideal health coverage would tax people for their current health care needs with cost determined by several factors. Regulations for insurers and providers guarantees allocation of services. This idea is very similar to the way the Danish publicly according to the commonwealth fund, financed health care through a centrally collected health tax set at 8% of taxable income which then the government reallocates through the nation. In other words the government should regulate health care system mandating coverage for everyone, ensuring access, quality and services through insures and providers. The nation would be taxed and funds would be pulled and allocated as necessary. The difference in cost should be funded through penalties and other patient fees for selective health services. Government grants should be used to provide children with health coverage until the appropriate age where responsibility is assumed by the individual or family. As previously stated the countries perspective on health has much to do with the

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