The Importance Of Health Care

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The health care in the U.S has provided quite a number of organizations. However, it is mostly owned and operated by the private sector businesses. A recent statistics shows that, about only 57% of most hospitals are non-profit, the government owns 20% and 21% of some hospitals are for profit (health care and education reconciliation act of 2010). Notwithstanding these figures, the proportion of the government is lesser than that of the non-government. Thus, it becomes difficult for them (government) to operate in the way that will beneficial to the population. Although there could pass certain laws which will help the masses from any challenges. Additionally, the government also spent almost 17% on only gross domestic product and $8.608 on healthcare per capita than any other country according to research by the world health organization (2011). And this led to one of the most expensive healthcare system …show more content…
Also, physicians, as well as other healthcare providers were assumed to be the economic benefit-maximizing agent (Conrad and Christian, 2004). More so, there was an increase in both mortality and morbidity as a result of fee-for-service (out of pocket and expensive) system in healthcare, which the average person could not afford. So much attention was given to some group of people in the country who were enjoying the quality care from physicians and other related health providers (Terri, 2004). Much more, businesses and other organization could not purchase healthcare costs to their employees. And this made most of the people lacked the high sense of standard healthcare as well as access to health treatment. In the nutshell, the system affected the masses politically, environmentally, culturally, socially, educationally and health-wise. 1c. How do you think it will change in the next five years and what needs to be

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