The Importance Of Health Care In America

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Have you ever wondered if national health care should be considered? National health care is a legally enforced scheme of health insurance that insures a national population against the costs of health care. In America, it cost money to get health care, but people want to change that and make it free. According to the Gallup poll, “56% of Americans do not believe that it is the responsibility of the federal government to make sure all Americans have healthcare coverage.(procon)" If national health care would help the country in such a great way then why does more Americans oppose health care instead of supporting it. Even though it would give everyone free medical care, it should not be implemented in America because the government will control all use of medicine and it will cause a major rise in taxes. In America’s founding documents, nowhere does it say that …show more content…
They are too high and still rises, causing a lot of problems in the country. Adding free healthcare programs would cause taxes to skyrocket for the middle and upper classes. In the United Kingdom and other European countries that have free health care services have average taxes of 37%. In America right now, we average 15.3% taxes paid by the average American worker. As you can see, adding a free health care service in America would cause our already high taxes to double. People might say that the Government will provide for the services, not the citizens, but the Government will only be able to afford this by making payroll taxes much higher for the citizens in …show more content…
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