Do you believe Everybody Deserves Healthcare?


Member since July 26, 2012
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Americans have great wealth and power compared to the rest of the world and we try to give back or "spread the wealth," to other countries who have dire need. I want to point the focus back on ourselves for a moment and ask a question: should America develop our own universal health care system like many other developed countries do? Or, should we continue to build on our current system which allows for-profit insurance corporations to make a profit from our suffering. We are ranked 37th in the world in healthcare, yet we spend the most. How would you fix the problem? Should we go to a "national health system" like Britain where all health services are completely public - should we do an "all-payer" system like Germany where they have heavy regulations on health insurers, or should we go to a "single payer" system where insurance is publicly run, but care is private? Or none of the above? What do you think?

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