If the health and health care facilities are insured, individuals do enjoy peace of minds. It is unfortunate that United States of America do not possess a system of universal health insurance, though this system encompasses various…
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Reports from Federal Budget and General Accounting Office of USA display the fact that if universal health care is implemented then there would be a saving of $100- $200 billion per year. This is a huge monetary benefit that country can secure for other vocations.
The advantage was understood by the Canada government long back, in 1971 and they adopted single-payer system. People are much happy by adopting this system and they are contentedly enjoying peace of mind as they do not have to be bothered about their health and care facilities and are not willing to revert back to their old, US-kind of system. The government of Canada knows that in terms of economy they are lagging behind as compared to USA but by adopting universal health insurance they are saving a lot in terms of funds.
It is essential to understand that by adopting universal health insurance, single payer universal health care cost would decrease due to diminution of administrative cost, as compared to the current US-system of health care facilities where individuals are paying around 50-100% more administrative charges, which is a remarkable loss of finances (Battista, McCabe, 1999).
By adopting universal health care insurance enhanced management, monetary gains and ease can be accomplished. It is necessary for the citizens of US to have this understanding and also it is essential that government should make the people aware to dissolve their myths and wrong notions that they have created in their minds and should understand the benefits they will be provided with, for the sake and better prospects of the nation, as we never shop for health it is not a product, but people can enjoy the same kind of facilities at much lower cost. It is essential that government and NGOs must understand the benefits of health insurance and should create public awareness program through talks and discussions and
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Kaiser Family Foundation Web). The figure means that the current rate of expenditure on healthcare is more than double the amount that was spent in the past four decades. Official figures show that the total amount of expenditure in the year 2010 reached 2.6 trillion dollars.
Mills concept of liberty seeks to prevent intrusive action based on moralistic or paternalistic grounds (McKenna and Feingold 32). Mill capitalizes on the force of liberty and its unbending character. Individual liberty should be indefeasible and absolute where the principle of liberty applies, measures that govern absolutely the manner in which the society deals with individuals in the way of control and compulsion.
However, the uninsured and increasing population of underinsured, the minority groups, as well as the poor have limited or insufficient access to healthcare resulting to poor health outcomes, at times inferior to those available in developing country. As such, provision of affordable, easily accessible, and quality healthcare to the entire American population still remains a challenging encounter.
The essay highlights the strengths, advantages, and disadvantages of competition while also describing the strategies to employ in a competitive system and investigating the effects of competition on costs, quality, and safety. It is important to point out that competition is crucial since it allows for innovations in the healthcare industry.
The people who are uninsured are increasing day by day. The high risks group such as sick and aged people is the most disadvantaged group, because they are charged a premium which most of them cannot afford. Most of the Americans know that the present system is in its failure and the congress or the government has to take serious measures in order to bring about a reformation in which health insurance coverage becomes accessible to each and every citizen of America in order to reduce the costs.
As I went through the research, I have realized that the private healthcare meets the needs of people better providing the timely delivery of the high level quality healthcare services. Emanuel in his article Solved! It Covers Everyone. It Cuts Costs. It Can Get through Congress.
The country that spends so heavily on healthcare has strangely been unable to provide adequate health coverage to a significant percentage of the population. With healthcare insurance premiums rising consistently, not everyone is able to afford employer sponsored insurance.
Consumer health care has drawbacks, but also brings benefits of increased technology, although community implementation is sometimes problematic. Accessibility is the key issue in the debate over healthcare.
Admittedly, people today are really concerned about their health risks. Despite the recent federal healthcare reform, drug costs are mounting and this situation imposes huge burden on ordinary people, particularly uninsured individuals. In