What Is The Functionalist Perspective In Health Care

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Reinventing Healthcare Sarah L Bean The government is responsible for the quality of the care individual received in the United States. However, conflict still rises from insurance, cost of care, research, and treatment. The question of control should ever ask regarding the best interest of people in the United States. Let the taxes rises. That is how our constitution is set up. According to “The State, Health Care Reform and The Constitution” by Wydra (2016) reads, “The Constitution expressly grants Congress the authority to regulate interstate commerce, to tax and spend to provide for the general Welfare of the United States, and to enact legislation that is necessary and proper to carry out these express powers. The Constitution also makes …show more content…
Dr. Wright’s believe inequality of health results in social inequality across race and class. He believes the inequality perpetuates the direct health care services, professionals, and patients. For example, patients without insurances receive lower quality of care. It is biased on the idea that poor people are sicker than wealthy. This bias point of view makes me think about the functionalist attitude with health care. The health care is referred to as depersonalization with the functionalist because healthcare is just a service for the wealthy. You pay for the time of service and care, not the treatment which makes it a service for the wealthy. Lisa Miller validate Dr. Wright’s beliefs on the social problem of obesity. Lisa Miller believes that people are obese because being poor and you can’t afford health care. Obesity is created out of cheap foods with a large amount of fats and sugars with Lisa Miller’s opinion. Lisa Miller bias to the idea that fruits and vegetables cost less than a bag of chips. You get more for your money with fruits and vegetables than with high fats and sugar. Now, Mark Bittman believes that people are obese because of lifestyle choices. He continues with the same bias opinion that poor people make bad choices regarding

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