Hmo vs. Nhs

2081 Words Feb 21st, 2011 9 Pages
HMO vs. NHS HMO (Health Maintenance Organization) and NHS (National Healthcare Service) have been a controversial topic for many years. I watched a movie entitled, “Sicko.” It is a documentary that was written and directed by Michael Moore. The Documentary investigates the American health system and compares it to the National Healthcare Service in many other parts of the world. One of the countries that have socialized medical care sits directly above the United States. It is Canada. The horror stories I heard about the HMO has made me think twice about our health care system. Can we honestly say that we are doing everything we can to ensure all Americans (from the bottom of the totem pole to the very top) get the quality medical …show more content…
When and if she did deny 10% or more to save the medical insurance company money. She would be promoted and quickly moved up the corrupted corporal ladder. When she began to have a conscience and feel that what she was doing is wrong; the HMO came back with this statement, “We are not denying care, we are simply denying payment.” What a crock of horse manure. Hillary Clinton was the only one who believed Americans should have the right to socialized medical care. Or least she was the only individual in office who had the “balls” to stand up to the oligopoly of the HMO cartel. Of course the HMO spent over 100 million dollars defeating Hillary Clinton’s health care plan. For the next 7 years Hillary Clinton was forbidden to bring up the idea of Americans having socialized medical care. For Hillary’s silence she quickly went from the HMO’s worst enemy to a devil’s advocate. HMO paid Hillary Clinton $854,462 in the 2005-2006 year as an obvious reward or incentive to remain quiet. There is four times more health care lobbyist than there is congress. That is an interesting fact. Drug companies quickly followed behind the HMO cartel. Drug companies were buying off the congress including the President of the United States, George W. Bush; he was making an astonishing 891,208 a year from the drug companies. In 2003 George W. Bush set what he referred to as “historic piece of legislation” into

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