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    April 2017 Making a Change to the United States’ Health Care The United States of America is supposedly known to give its citizens the best chance at a decent life, yet something as crucial as health care causes financial hardship on many. In fact “56 percent of Americans say they have tried to find out how much they would have to pay out of pocket—not including a copay—or how much their insurer would have to pay a doctor or hospital, before getting care” ("How Much Will It Cost?"). This is distributing that Americans are more worried about the cost of their medical bills than their own health. The system needs to change in order to benefit American citizens. Health care…

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    The united States do not have enough healthcare workers to care for its population. By some approximations, the United States is already short of plenty of thousands of healthcare workers, a concern that will be more problematic as the need for care will get high and aging population. This could mean even more wait times for those of us when we in a need of to make appointment. But this also means that policy holders or makers will have to think questions like, if there is a way to increase…

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    The United States is the only industrialized nation in the world not to offer health care to all of its citizens. The most powerful nation in the Western Hemisphere and arguably the world is unable- nay, unwilling- to provide all of its citizens with access to health care. The United Kingdom has a national health service in which tax money is pooled together and used to pay government employed health services. Canada has a similar system, but instead of paying insurance providers through the…

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    For without a doubt, health care inequality is evident in the United States (US). In this particular instance, it is Latino Immigrants who receive insubstantial health care access. For example, immigrant women of Mexican birth “are at increased risk for developing many preventable health conditions due in part to limited access to healthcare and benefits” (Castaneda, et al. 2014). The issue is the US healthcare system is unequitable when it comes to immigrant status. I will examine if Latino…

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    The health care system in the United States is characterized by being very costly and inefficient. The focus on the way medicine is practiced here is to treat diseases once they have developed and become quite severe, instead of developing programs and offering resources that promote health behaviors and habits. The US is very different from other nations in that we have one of the highest health care expenditures, making up 17.1% of our GDP, which is 50% more than any other developed nation.…

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    It has become common today that financial income and education are the main characteristics and driving force for one to receive proper health care and their significance health’s decision. Class defines their heart attack conditions, the emergency care they each received, the jobs they wish to resume and sustain, and the household they returned. In the United States your health is depended on the class you are in. The upper and middle class are living in a healthy environment and obtained the…

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    Health care is the continued process of maintaining and improving physical and mental through medical services. Health care effects everyone’s lives no matter if you are an adult or child because at any time someone can come down with an illness and need immediate medical attention. The hardest part for health care in the United States in today’s world is that it continues to rise in price and also a high percentage of baby boomers are beginning to retire. With the rise in price, many people…

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    With regards to health care the last several years have seen large changes positive and negative to health care reform. For the last five decades presidents have been trying to reform the health care system in the United States with no avail. “There are few things more important to people than their health. Americans tend to believe they enjoy the best health care in the world (Edwards pg 554)”. It’s for this reason the government has had such a difficult time wrapping itself around the issue of…

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    The United States Health care system can be looked upon as the land of opportunity. The United States health care industry is single handedly the largest employer in the country. According to the Data presented by the World Bank the gross domestic product for health expenditure in the United States was 17.1% in 2013(World Bank). The opportunity for administrators and third party payers is endless. In the free market, business organizations would be drooling at the market opportunity that the…

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    I believe that the National Health Care System could work in the united states, but just like any policy there can always be some difficulties. Our health reform that was signed, March 23, 2010, has made an immense of difference for those individuals that can have access to that care and made affordable. Even with the health reform as mentioned by Gebbie (2012), “It also leaves the U.S. as the country that spends more in both total dollars and per capita dollars than any other nation” (p. 147).…

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