Health Care Reform: The New Definition of Socialism Essay

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Health Care Reform: The New Definition of Socialism. “In 2007 nearly fifty-million Americans did not have health insurance, while another twenty-five million were underinsured”. (Health CS). The United States one of the most powerful countries in the world where a national health care system is nonexistent because there is no financial accountability. Politics, money and bureaucracy have left Americans with doubt, confusion and the worries on how to pay for health coverage. United States should have a national healthcare plan because it will cut down on cost be more efficient and make doctors more financially responsible when it comes to spending money. Of the people I questioned thirty percent said that the health care premiums are…show more content…
Michael Morre.2007. Really was an eye opener for me about Untied States health care and why is it so far behind. Countries’ like Canada, France and Cuba have had national health care plans for years and faced the same economic woes as United States or even worse. Cost and money play a big part in health care if they cannot make a profit why change the process even though it is the right thing to do. Also government ran health care system can be just as efficient as private paying system. The health care system in the United States has submerged in bureaucratic red tape where money has taken place over humanity (Moore, Sicko). The healthcare system in United States is tied up with politics and propaganda that puts a choke hold on the whole process. It was sickening to see the 911 responders after the twin towers incident were going to another country to receive medical treatment. They actually traveled to Cuba to seek medical treatment because the insurance companies wouldn’t cover their claims and drop their coverage. Cuba has one of the most respected health care systems in the world the ratio is one doctor per Two Hundred citizens. The United States ratio is one doctor per Four Hundred citizens. Annually Cuba graduates about four thousand doctors a year out of its twenty one medical schools (Health Cuba). How could a country so rich in resources turn its back on American people who make this country strong?
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