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    In the United States our health care system is the talk of much debate. Single payer healthcare is a health care system in which a single organization organizes the health care financing for all health care in the country. In a single payer system, the single payer organization would collect all health care fees and pay all health care cost from that money. The United States should use a single payer system for health. The first reason that The United States should switch to a Single payer system is because it would allow everyone to receive health care coverage. In the United States there are millions of people who do not have health care coverage because they cannot afford to pay for health care coverage. Even with the Affordable Care Act millions of people cannot afford health care. According to an article by Megan Winkler “6 Reasons Universal Health Care is the Right Answer for America” states that there are still “27 million Americans will remain without insurance despite the full implementation of the Affordable…

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    States could argue the fact that medical care is far too expensive due to the country as a whole spending more on health care than any other developed nation in the world. More than half of Americans go bankrupt each year due to medical bills and three quarters of those do have health insurance. The reason for this is the multiple payer health care system that carries additional expenditures for things such as administrative costs and excessive profits making individuals unable to pay these…

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    Although there are many different kinds of health insurance companies, many U.S. citizens still cannot afford basic health care services. The movie Sicko. Dir. Michael Moore. 2007 film vividly depicts the harsh reality of many Americans getting denied treatment by many of our U.S. health insurance companies. The U.S. health care system and single payer health care system have minor similarities, but more so differ in various ways. Brinkerhoff, Ortega, Weitz states that there are three primary…

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    countless innovations we lack the ability to take care of our own citizens regarding their health. The accessibility of health care has become a fight for insurance companies and citizens, and the Affordable Care Act has given corporations better mitts. As a capitalist obsessive country we refused to believe that the better solution is to work with the government than profit driven insurance companies. We have been told that the competition is actually helping the country, but in reality it…

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    The United States should have a single payer health care system. They should have a single payer healthcare system because it’s more affordable. It will be much easier to go to the doctor when people are sick. People won’t have to worry about the crazy emergency room prices or if that hospital accepts your insurance because it will accept everyone's. Therefore having a single payer healthcare system will make it more affordable, better access to healthcare, and would accept your insurance.…

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    Aristotle stated, “The first level of judgment that is casted by an audience is targeted at a speaker’s credibility”. In this advertisement however, there were two logos NHS and the smoke free log, located on the right hand side of the poster. These logos was to give credibility to the work and certainty to the audience of people. The logo NHS: The National Health Service is the publicly funded healthcare system for England. It is the largest and the oldest single-payer healthcare system which…

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    Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) in its current state, the questions of who will pay, who will have access and what is going to be the quality of care remains a challenge. Healthcare as we know will always come at a cost. Someone will need to pay for the services rendered as nothing is free. How much you pay, often speaks to the quality of care one will receive. Accessing for care continues to be a dilemma, even for those that have coverage. In 1798 the first Federal law was signed by…

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    Medicine, around 62% of all bankruptcies in the US were related to medical expenses that exceeded their means to pay. The long-term effects of bankruptcy are catastrophic for financial health and include denial of home mortgages, car notes, and in some cases losing a job. The most telling problem in this research is that many of those bankruptcies filed were from people that already had health insurance but the company didn 't cover all of their necessary expenses. Proponents contend that by…

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    correlated with money or should the government provide an affordable health care for every American? Health insurance is a benefit that every citizen should have in their country because it is the way that the government gives access to the well-being of health. Even so, having health insurance is a privilege for U.S citizens because of the high of cost in health insurance offered by the private companies. How possible is it to see a doctor or get treated when it costs thousands of dollars? It…

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    vision is to have a universal health care system. A system that is not necessarily “free” but a system where everyone has equal opportunity to get the best health care being offered without partiality. Canada successfully implemented the universal health care for its citizens, but it is not perfect in any sense. Individual citizens are provided with preventive care and medical treatment from primary care physicians as well as access to hospitals, dental surgery and additional medical services…

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