Persuasive Essay On National Health Insurance

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Introduction What is a single payer national health insurance? The Physicians For a National Health Program described it as, "... a system in which a single public or quasi-public agency organizes health financing, but delivery care remains largely normal." Why is obtaining national health insurance so important? The United States spends more on health care than any other developed nation, yet over fifty-one million Americans have no health insurance at all. And the Americans that do have health insurance, often have expensive payments to make and find their health care woefully inadequate. According to an article from The Washington Post, Americans pay much more for their medicines and procedures, than countries that have a national health insurance plan. Why? Other governments set prices for health-care services and products.…show more content…
There are numerous benefits that have been associated with the creation of a national health care program. I especially like the part that ALL medical services will be paid for, and how no deductibles or co-pays will be implemented under this system. I feel this way because even though my parents have insurance, when we have to go to the doctor, the still end up paying an excessive amount of money for some prescriptions and medical services. However, even though I think that this is a really good idea, I do not think that it will come during my teenage years. This bill has been in the works for more than a decade, and still no changes have been made. In my research I found plentiful information that objected to a national health care program, saying that it was absurd and that the program would be a dud. So, while I believe that having a national health care program would be really beneficial, I am not naive enough to believe that it actually will happen anytime
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