Pros And Cons Of Obama Care

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America, land of the free, home of the brave, and the best country in the world, but not perfect. The United States is a country that stands on freedom and the protection of human rights. However, America’s healthcare system contains many ethical issues that the country has yet to completely resolve. But when did things become so corrupt and fueled by financial greed? Just like any other country, the purpose of the healthcare system is to provide every citizen with quality medical treatment when needed. Logically, there should not be any stipulations when a human’s life is being compromised, but perhaps America had a different connotation of morality. In the United States, health insurance is the golden ticket to medical treatment. It is a …show more content…
ObamaCare makes health insurance guaranteed issue meaning you can’t be denied health status, age, gender, or other factors (www.obamacarefacts.org). Seemingly, ObamaCare has solved the discrimination and stipulations around providing citizens with health care. But the ACA is not quite yet the ideal health reform. There are still limitations; you can be charged more for certain factors. But at least a person is always covered. So, how does ObamaCare solve the costs of healthcare? Well it does lower the cost of health insurance for citizens, providing financial assistance, out-of-pocket maximums, and income-based plans. But of course, the cheapest plans are not always the best plans and they offer minimum benefits. As for the economy, the cost of ObamaCare is still in the trillions, but it seems to be a great improvement for America’s healthcare …show more content…
For example, countries like Italy, Canada, Cuba, Portugal, and Greece fund health care directly from taxation alone. For example, Michael Moore actually traveled to Italy to experience the free healthcare. In the documentary, Moore interviews a physician and he explains how he never has to worry about turning away a sick patient. His only focus is to treat the patient and improving their health. As a doctor, he explains how he does not deal with money at all. Compared to other countries, America should logically join this universal health care system for the sake of the health of the citizens. According to Richard Knox (2013), “It 's no news that the U.S. has lower life expectancy and higher infant mortality than most high-income countries. But a magisterial new report says Americans are actually less healthy across their entire life spans than citizens of 16 other wealthy nations (www.npr.org).” America’s current healthcare system is not just expensive, but it is killing the citizens by not improving their

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