Universal Health Care Debate

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The debate of universal health care has raised many issues within both houses. While Republicans have issued a statement claiming that President Obama’s health care plan borders on blatant socialism, Democrats have other ideas about the universal health care plan. Democrats claim that the health care plan provides much needed health coverage to underprivileged Americans who cannot afford decent health care. Currently the average number of American’s who do not have medical coverage skyrocketed to 45 million late 2008-early 2009. Some members in both the Democratic and Republican parties stand by the idea that with free health care medical professionals can concentrate on healing the patient rather than on insurance procedures, malpractice liability, etc. But…show more content…
Suddenly, every medical procedure and situation is going to come down to a political battle. The compromises that result will put in controls that limit patient options. The universal system in Canada forces patients to wait over 6 months for a routine pap smear. Canada residents will often go to the U.S. or offer additional money to get their health care needs taken care of. This debate has fueled the now infamous “YOU LIE” comment that Republican Joe Wilson commented to President Obama when the issue of immigrants receiving free medical care was presented to President Obama he elaborated on the issue that NO illegal immigrant would receive any type of free medical coverage. The issue was investigated and found to be debunked of any validity. Universal health care has passed one house, but will it make it through the other? Will the fears of a nation of people having to carry the weight of freeloading Americans who refuse to get off their butts and do something for a change and not constantly milk the American tax payers of their hard earned money? Only time will
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