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The insurance debate has raged on for decades in our nations history. As the nations insurance policies developed well beyond the date of these articles, the true questions surrounding health insurance in our country still apply. Is the government responsible for providing laws or actual health insurance options for every citizen of the United States of America? Is health insurance an inalienable right? Is it required by United States citizens to provide health care to illegal aliens?
The current system is without a doubt in need of serious attention. From overspending to over-reaching health care companies, the nations band-aid solution to put more money into a system may not necessarily be the best solution to pick a failing health care system.
The statement “46 million people in this country have no health insurance should be intolerable” is a strong statement that puts a number to the crisis, putting approximately 14% of the nation without health care. To put a statement like this into perspective, I make a list of nine friends and imagine one of them without health care. The second statement that truly stood out was “In the history of this country, the federal government has never required every American to enter into a contract with a private company.” This statement, while true in some sense, can be argued that the Federal Government is nothing but a corporation that citizens on a daily basis enter into an agreement with the IRS, Department of State, and at one time, United States Military.
The new regulations regarding the raise in age for dependents was a step in the right direction. College students are now given time to acquire proper healthcare from a new employer. In addition, the new regulations regarding pre-existing conditions are a huge step in preventing a human from being thrown away only for the mere purpose of protecting the bottom line.
“Unfortunately, the current medical monopoly corrupts many doctors by rewarding...
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