In order to provide free education for medical students, malpractice insurance for physicians, and free health care for everyone, taxes need to be raised. Ultimately, all Americans can have health care if we pay higher taxes instead of paying the insurance companies. Bibliography 1. Karen Davis, Cathy Schoen, & Kristof Stremikis, Mirror, Mirror on the Wall How the Performance of the U.S. Health Care System Compares Internationally 2010, http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/Files/Publications/Fund%20Report/2010/Jun/1400_Davis_Mirror_Mirror_on_the_wall_2010.pdf. 2.
empower and educate individuals to make healthy choices, and 4.) eliminate disparities in traditionally underserved populations to improve the quality of life for all Americans (CITATION). The council works closely with the Institute of Medicine to make strategies on how to use funds to improve public health. PPACA supporters feel that as America strives to increase public health thought preventative care, Americans will be healthier and need fewer costly
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They receive no medical bills; therefore, there is no threat of bankruptcy due to a medical condition. Medications are not free of charge but they do have Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) to cover any medications needed. They pay £2 per week, which is $3.05 in U.S. dollars (NHS.uk, 2013). To see a specialist, they have to go through a “gate keeper.” This is a general practice doctor to sees them and determines the need for a specialist. The doctors are government employees making a set salary, and they receive a bonus for keeping their patients healthy.
Thirty-two out of the thirty-three nations are now using universal health care for their population, with the United States being the exception. Even though arguing politics makes the process complicated, United States should provide universal health coverage for its populace because many cannot afford basic health care and do not seek out
D. Crawford Alicia K. Hatcher Eng 112 March 18,2013 Private healthcare insurance for all, or universal free health care? Although health care is a universal need, unfortunately not all citizens are able to afford it. Not to mention government has proved that it's difficult to balance the healthcare budget; and the costs of medical healthcare is steadily increasing. Should we as Americans be totally responsible for our own health costs and eliminate private insurance? Or should we have an encompassing healthcare system which provides free service for all?