Why we should have Universal Health Care Did you know that 45,000 Americans die each year because they can’t pay for medical help. Universal health care is the remedy to the problem we face. A universal health care system extends care to anyone regardless of social status or bank account. Secondly it will reduce overall medical costs. Thirdly there would be a greater demand for doctors creating more jobs.
The answer is they wont survive, it is estimated that 15,000 orphans die every day due to malnutrition which is completely preventable. Americans have the means and reasons to help out these children, adopting internationally is expensive, no one will tell you different. But is it worth letting a child die rather than paying for their health? The answer is no, every child deserves a family that you could provide for them. A family that will support them and give them a health life.
The nation’s economy has been affected, because of poorer health, with a 65 to 130 billion estimated annual cost. Some estimate that nearly nine million children are uninsured in the country. The lack of insurance for children causes their caretakers to seek less medical care for them, leaving conditions untreated and resulting in improper development. Adults are at a higher risk of developing chronic conditions like diabetes or heart disease. The article has considered four possible solutions to the health care dilemma.
To keep Jordan out of a big mess because Jordan was married at the time Knafel said she was pregnant, Jordan offered to pay her 5 million dollars once he retired from the NBA in return for her agreement not to file a paternity suit against him. As well as keep their romantic life confidential. After the baby was born a physician collected samples of both Jordans blood and Knafels. The blood test confirmed that Jordan was not the father of the baby and that the guy who Knafel had told Jordan she was also having sex with was the father. Jordan retired in 1993 but came back to the league in 1995, no contract was made between Knafel and Jordan after his first retirement.
SCHIP Background Between 1987 and 1989, a peak number of uninsured children lacked access to regular health care because their families lacked the means to pay for health service. According to a Health Affairs Organization report, twelve million children had no health insurance coverage (Cartland & Yudkossky, 1993). This 1993 report suggested that an expansion of Medicaid coverage would not decrease the number of uninsured children because of Medicaid’s income eligibility threshold restrictions (Cartland & Yudkossky). Problems persisted prior to federal enactment of State Children Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), approximately 10 million of children across the nation lacked access to health insurance coverage (Smith, 2008). A sizeable portion of these children lived in middle-class families that could not afford private health insurance or from families near or below federal poverty income limits that did not enroll in Medicaid (Smith, 2008).
On the other hand, the Republicans representing the cons suggest that millions of Americans will lose their current health insurance, and in addition, companies will lose their current coverage. The Obama healthcare plan will reduce the high-rising cost of insurance premiums by $2000 per family. The Republicans believe, or broadcast that the cost of medical care and insurance premiums will escalate toward a catastrophic high. Getting past the different ideologies, the Obama healthcare plan will help prevent crippling diseases through early detection funding, and offer millions of Americans affordable healthcare concluding toward saving families from overwhelming medical bills, bankruptcy, loss of livelihood, and ultimately save
According to The Kaiser Family Foundation, the average cost of family insurance coverage in the United States was $13,000.00 per year in 2009. USA today reported that the massive cost of coverage has made many Americans decide to forgo health insurance and pay out of pocket in the event of a medical emergency. Americans without health insurance are less likely to receive proper care when it is needed. The
Employees are losing their; 401(k) accounts, pension plans, and their social security benefits. With that said, families are forced to put their homes up for sale for more affordable living in our struggling economy. Our political leaders have failed to see the severity of this recession and warn us that recovery is unlikely by the end of this year. There is refusal to reveal the growth predictions, but forecasters say that the economy could shrink by as much as 3% this
Brad Perry Radler Macroeconomics 9 September 2012 What To Do With Poor People Poverty has been an on-going issue in America for decades. One of the most controversial issues when it comes to poor people is how much help they should receive from the government. Some people believe that they do not deserve anything from the government and others believe that they should be provided with certain necessities in order to survive. The topic being discussed here is whether or not poor people deserve life support if they cannot afford the medical bill. My answer is absolutely not.
Compared with other developed nations, America lags behind in the provision of quality and affordable healthcare to its citizens. This research paper will discuss some of the challenges facing the industry and solutions that can be applied to rectify them. Rising costs of medical care Healthcare is the leading socio-economic challenge affecting Americans. The ever increasing cost of medical care and insurance in affecting the American way of life in many aspects. Having problems paying for primary healthcare is no longer the preserve of the poor or the unemployed, but is affecting even those with medical insurance (Shea, 2005).