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Should The Government Provide Health Care Research Paper

  • Yes the government should

    What if someone cannot afford healthcare? It is a necessity, and everyone is entitled to it. The government should provide it because for example: say some one is in desperate need to help, but simply cannot afford it, should they die? Seriously. And we would be partially paying for it in taxes anyways. But just, much less money. So yes.

  • Yes of course it should

    Who are you to say that a person should not be given help when in need. If person is unable to afford the cost of health care then does that mean that they should die. Anyone in the world can get ill it doesn't matter whether or not they have money so why should it matter if they have money when it comes to saving their lives. Or what about a child an innocent child who doesn't have money. Is it their fault that their parents are unfortunate not to be wealthy enough to pay for health care. That child hasn't had the chance to earn money but it is already being asked to pay up for health care.

  • Adverse Selection and Excess Care

    The problem with insurance is that those who need insurance are more likely to purchase meaning that when a healthy person wants to buy insurance the cost is higher because insurance companies cover more unhealthy people and thus charge more for programs. If all people are forced to buy insurance then the average cost of covering each person goes down. Insurance companies make more money and more people get healthcare.

    Also, right now doctors make more money by providing excess care regardless of the outcome of the procedure. There is no incentive to make people healthier faster. It is in the doctor's best interest to run every test possible before treatment. Often times this just leads to complications. The incentive of doctor's to do this is reduced if the government is paying for the treatment than if insurance companies are.

  • Yes, Government should provide healthcare

    A government should provide healthcare because it is a basic right for all individuals. We provide education for all children, with a private option for those who choose, and I feel that should be an option for the health of everyone. Currently people who are too poor to afford healthcare utilize Emergency rooms and Emergency care, without the ability to pay for incredibly high medical bills. Those bills go unpaid, leaving the rest of the population with higher bills to cover those costs. We should be providing care that is preventative, that costs less, to ensure the health of all people. The government's responsibility it to it's people- their education, their safety, and especially their health.

  • Yes, Government Should Provide Healthcare

    A government should provide healthcare for all of its citizens because it makes for a healthier society overall. Any community is made stronger by the strength of its citizens and a healthy community is definitely a stronger community. When all of the people in a community are as strong/healthy as they can possibly be, they can better contribute to the workforce.

  • It helps people.

    Every citizen living in the country should have their health care services, isn't it obvious government should help out those in need ?? Wonder if someone can't afford health service. It's the government's duty to them out, it not the person's fault he doesn't have money there must be problems he/she has to face. Must be because he doesn't have a job or any other crises. Everyone has their right to good health!! :)

  • Every Government is formed for the benefit of the people.

    Every government should have a responsibility to insure their citizen is in good health. A healthy citizen is good for the government, business and everything else, especially in a world that is capable of biological warfare. The complaint in the past has always been government is inefficient. Let us make the government more accountable by hiring people with credentials and passing laws that hold them accountable. Let us make the system better.

  • 2 main reason why gov. should provide universal healthcare.

    Contention 1: Protection of life.
    One of the most basic and important right is life. Human life should be considered as one of the most highest values in this debate. Making sure that their citizens’ right to life is kept is the most important thing a just government should do. The best way to do this is to provide universal healthcare. Through universal healthcare service, people with injuries or diseases that may kill them can be saved. According to a research done by oecd, life expectancies has a positive correlation with universal healthcare system. Since universal healthcare is ‘universal’, every single person in the country can get the service. Poor people and rich people all can get the benefits from universal healthcare. Healthcare should be universal because healthcare is related to citizen’s right to safety. Through universal healthcare, people will feel that their dignity is respected by the country. Human life is more important than any other thing. Saving people through universal healthcare is what a just government should do. Therefore, universal healthcare protects human life.
    Contention 2: Economic benefits.
    Universal Healthcare system provides economic benefits. Another important thing a just government should do is taking care of the economy. Economy gives influence to everybody whether it is good or not. If the economy is good, it leads to my value criteria, social welfare. In 2008, annual health care spending in the United States reached $2.1 trillion. Most about 54 percent of that money comes from the private sector. That’s $1.13 trillion dollars or 8 percent of the GDP that American companies are spending on health care each and every year. This is more than the national budgets of France, Canada and the UK combined. General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler spent 9 billion dollars together for their employees’ healthcare. If there is a universal healthcare system, they would have much more advantages. For example, Japan has universal healthcare system. Toyota’s production cost is 1400 dollars lower than the cost of american manufacturers. This connects to competitive advantage, as toyota makes 2400 dollars more per car than it’s U.S counterparts, whereas General Motors said providing healthcare for its workers adds 1500 to 2000 dollars on every price tag of cars they sale. Alan S. Blinder, an economist at Princeton, has estimated that between 28 million and 42 million American jobs are at risk of being moved “offshore” in the near future, if there is no universal healthcare. A just government should make the country’s economy better, and providing universal healthcare will make the economy better.Therefore, universal healthcare gives economic benefits.

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  • Yes i do ,

    Because i understand everyone can get a job and have the money to buy their own healthcare , but yes , think of children , they can not make their parents get jobs so they are out of luck if they get sick ? I dont think that is fair .

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