Pros And Cons Of Affordable Health Care

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SHOULD HEALTH CARE BE A PRIVILEGE OR A RIGHT?
The discussions that took place before the enactment of the Affordable Care Act was engaging. There was no middle ground in the debate. Either you are for affordable health care for millions of Americans, or that health care should only be for those who can afford to pay for it. It has been five years now since the overhaul of the health care system, and the verdict is unanimous .Health care should be affordable to all, or should it? One of the sticking points on the opposing side, was a government takeover of the health care system. They argued that the government has no business in health care and that it will come between the patient and the doctor. Making the government look like a monster,
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the health care industry gained a million jobs in preparation for increase demand. How about that for creating jobs. Something that politicians brag about all the time and yet many of them were against affordable health care for fellow Americans. The quality of treatment and care of the sick in America will always be one of the best in the world. People come from all over the world to seek health care treatment. Our reputation depends on it. It is inconceivable to lower our standards because health care is now affordable to majority of Americans. If anything, the competition would rather lower prices for the benefit of …show more content…
For the economy to thrive and for all to give their very best contribution, health becomes essential. The government can create jobs all over, if people are not healthy, they can’t work and the domino effects are not hard to figure out, Steve Jobs had one of the best jobs in America, but when he became sick, he had to give it all up. The state of his health kept him away from his work. Additionally, this was someone who can afford all the health care money can buy and yet it was only so much. It is morally wrong, to deny even the basic health care to anyone simply because they cannot afford it. It is also heartbreaking that some of us are rejecting the attempt to even make it affordable to millions of Americans. What’s more the survival of those who can afford health care depends on hoping that the next person close by at the grocery store, air plane, restaurant, the bus is able to afford health care too, or it’s worth

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