Argumentative Essay On Health Care Cost

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Today many Americans are increasingly concerned about their health care. About 18.7% of Americans currently do not have healthcare. This is due to individuals not having enough money to pay for it. And not even as individuals but as a married couple there still is not enough to cover that horrid bill. On top of the cost not many people get medical treatment so that 's wasted money that could be used for other bills. Health care doesn 't even cover the whole medical expenses so that 's still more you have to pay. So why does health care cost so much when it really shouldn 't? We live in a world where some people can 't afford to keep a decent meal on the table. The cost of health care is one of the reasons why this happens. On average health care cost from $200 to $400, when usually it covers not even half of some medical bills. People with no health care tend to not go to any type of medical facility for anything. They choose to keep what money they do have to support themselves. The cost of such a visit if paid would leave someone homeless. It 's a proven fact that "80 million adults are struggling under the weight of medical bills or medical debt"(Gardner). If the economy is trying to help people then the cost should go down just as simple as that. But it seems as if the …show more content…
Taking a look at the amount that the insurance does cover and then comparing it to the portion that we have to pay there wouldn 't be enough for other bills. That will cause you to work extra hours just to get back what was lost to catch up. The insurance companies should take that into consideration because they wouldn 't like if it was them in that situation. They have the ability to reevaluate the cost but they are just looking at how much money is coming into their company. I don 't think that 's fair. Too many people are struggling in the world today as it

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