The Importance Of National Health Care

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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 …show more content…
Doctors make good money and that 's what keeps people wanting to be doctors. If a free health care service is implemented, then doctors won 't make money so there won 't be near as many doctors. A shortage of doctors will be one of the reasons there will be a longer wait time for services. It would hurt the economy, doctors, and health services in general. It would not give everyone healthcare immediately like some people say. It would take longer to receive the services causing economic productivity to go down rather than up. National health care should not be implemented in America because it will cause a large shortage of …show more content…
More people will go to the doctor for little sicknesses like a cough or a stuffy nose which will waste resources. If we start using our medical resources on little colds and sicknesses, then we will lose those recourses causing the government to cut back on giving them to people. In Oregon, out of 10,000 people that got Medicaid, 40% of them went to the doctor or emergency room more often than they had before. There are only so many resources that we have before we would have to buy some from other countries, which would cause us to go into even more debt. This country does not need more debt. Free health care should not be put into America because it will be a waste of resources and people will oversee the

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