Sicko: Health Insurance

1226 Words Jun 29th, 2009 5 Pages
Subject : Micheal Moore’s Movie : Sicko
Main Question : What could be another health care system for the US?
Sources : The movie ‘Sicko’

Outline

Introduction What is the movie about?
1st body paragraph Topic sentence: What is wrong about the American health care system? Support:
2nd body paragraph Topic sentence: What are the possibilities to change it? Support :
3rd body paragraph Topic sentence: And if they are going to change it, which healthcare system would they take as an example?

Conclusion:
The health care system in the United States should be changed into a health care system similar to the French one.

Introduction: What is the movie about?

Sicko is a documentary film produced by
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• Employers should be required to provide employee heath insurance or to otherwise help subsidize their worker 's coverage.

• The Government should should consider allowing people who aren 't covered through employer to enroll in medicare or the health care system for federal workers or the or either join a group plan through a trade associations.

• The government should encourage investment in health information technology as a way to improve the quality of health care and lower the cost.

• For the help with the rising cost of medication the FDA should allow Americans to buy their medication from Canada, where the cost is about half of the U.S. cost.

And if they are going to change it, which healthcare system would they take as an example?
There are many variations of health care systems in the world. In the movie ‘Sicko’, Micheal Moore compares the health systems of the countries Canada, The United Kingdom, France and Cuba. The United states could take the health care system of France as an example. In France, most doctors remain in private practice; there are both private and public hospitals. Social Security consists of several public organizations, distinct from the state government, with separate budgets that refunds patients for care in both private and public facilities. It generally refunds patients 70% of most health care costs, and 100% in case of costly or
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