Universal Health Care

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Universal Healthcare Systems Abstract In 2007, more than 45 million Americans did not have health care insurance. The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world without health care, and the debate about changing that has become a popular topic recently. The difference between the two sides is a difference in values; those for universal health care desire to see the government help others, and those who do not, wish that private companies be allowed to continue taking advantage of the status quo for profit. In this paper I will argue why the Government should put in place The Universal Healthcare Systems. Health care reform to provide universal coverage was first proposed by President…show more content…
Under a universal health care system all would access care. There would be no lines as in other industrialized countries due to the oversupply in our providers and infrastructure, and willingness/ability of the United States to spend more on health care than industrialized nations. It would be great if the Govt. could provide complete Universal Health Insurance to all citizens, plus allow the free market to enable those of us who work for a living to earn/pay for the best doctors and service available. So the question, is should the Government provide free Universal Health Insurance to all Americans. The answer to this question is “Yes” the government should provide free Universal Health Insurance because: 1. Medical professionals can concentrate on healing the patient rather than insurance procedures and malpractice liability. Doctors have to take classes now simply to understand all the insurance plans out there; they are often restricted by insurance practices, such as what tests can be ordered. Doctors must practice defensive medicine to avoid getting sued. Some physicians are even leaving the profession rather than deal with all these non-medical headaches. A simplified universal health system would allow doctors, nurses, and other medical professions to simply focus on doing what's best for the patient. Medicine is a complex enough subject as it is. Our current system just adds to an already mentally-draining profession. 2. Free medical
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