Compare And Contrast Social Care Vs Private Healthcare

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The health care and public health care system in the United States is fragmented, and the administration of the system is decentralized. As a result, there are many key stakeholders in the system such as doctors, insurance companies, and the government. Each one has its own goals and economic interests, which makes it difficult to have a comprehensive system that achieves all these numerous goals and interests (Patel, K.). Furthermore, there are two different principles in the United States, market justice and social justice, which have an impact on the distribution and production of the healthcare services. Even though, they are contrasting, they are working side by side in the public and private health system. Social justice is equal spreading of accessing and health services to a population regardless of their income states, race, or age. On the other hand, Market justice is a free-market economy (Johnson, J.). …show more content…

There are a number of governmental programs, and diverse private health insurances. Unlike other developed countries, the private sector is the dominant stakeholder in the United States. There are two types of private sector markets: the group market and the non-group market. In the in focus paper of the congressional research services, "In 2021, these markets covered an estimated 179 million individuals (54.7% of the U.S. population) and 45 million individuals (13.7% of the U.S. population), respectively.". However, government has numerous programs. Medicaid is one of the governmental program, and it is funded by both the federal and state governments, while Medicare is funded by government, and premium contributions.

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