Title: National Health Insurance-The pros and cons National Health Insurance (NHI) is a legally enforced scheme of health insurance to make sure that all the citizen are provided with essential health care services regardless of their employment status and their ability to contribute monetary benefits to the NHI fund. The funding mechanism and policy of NHI is different from country to county. The country that practice this National Health Insurances scheme including Japan, Australia, Germany, Taiwan, South Korea and others. In Malaysia, the government has recently proposed “1 care for 1 Malaysia” to reform the health care system by replacing the existing tax-based funded system with a mandatory social health insurance scheme. The purpose
Not just children are being affected by not having insurance, homeless, hard working, and elderly people struggle everyday to survive. Citizens can get free treatments for basic conditions without the fear of not being able to afford them. This can help reduce the spread
As stated before, even though the universal system may decrease the quality of care, at least all citizens can receive equal care. Everyone's health is important, but unfortunately not everyone can receive the care they need. The statistical reasoning presented in the first editorial may convince someone of higher power to allow everyone to receive the healthcare they need and deserve. The universal healthcare system could save many people's lives. Isn't that why people become doctors?
Consequently, contrary to popular belief, tuberculosis is not as highly contagious as compared to other infectious diseases. Since exposure to contaminated air and prolonged proximity with tuberculosis patients dramatically increases the likelihood of infection, around one in three close contacts, mainly immediate family and intimate friends, and one in ten remote contacts of an infected individual thus became infected as well (Tuberculosis). This nature of tuberculosis often caused tragedies in households, killing off entire families at a time, since the most frequent visitors were relatives. The most famous example of an entire generation of a bloodline being completely wiped out by tuberculosis was the Bronte sisters. These
Introduction • Universal Health Coverage Universal health care, also known as universal health coverage (UHC). It is to ensure all people can access the health services without suffering financial hardship. There are many developed countries have implemented UHC because they want to “continue to have both public and private insurance and medical providers”. (Praveenghanta, 2009). For example, the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has introduced UHC to India’s Government in 2005.
The implementation of a government-funded health care system not only enables people to become healthier, and therefore arguably more productive, it also relieves employers from the cost of providing health insurance. This could enable them to put money previously spent on health insurance towards other areas of their business. Without the fear of losing insurance, people may also be more inclined to start their own business, leading to an increase in the number of jobs available. A decrease in health-related expenses could enable an individual to spend their money on other products and services, possibly increasing profits for many
HIPAA is an establishment foundation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act that provides the protection of a patient’s healthcare data. HIPAA applies two requirements, which are covered entities that provided individuals treatment, payment, and operations in healthcare. Business associates provides access to the patient’s information and provides support in treatment, payment or operation as well. HIPAA privacy rule must protect health data information that is being created, received, maintain or is being transmitted electronically. Although HIPAA standards are required to provide security and protection of medical files, HIPAA privacy rule and security rule are being violated.
More people are traveling to and from other countries and food and medical supply chains are also stretched across the globe. Because of these things illnesses are rising and it causes a threat to people everywhere. Disease can occur naturally, can be intentionally produced, or a laboratory accident. Some poorly treated diseases such as TB in other continents have shown up in the US. It is so much to be done here in the United States that we are not yet safe.
In the presence of a free health service helps to boost the economy nation which is a lots of people will raise the standard of living by increase the economic productivity. People will contribute in the economy sector very well if they are healthy. From the source that I get, according to House research Department Universal Health Coverage an Economist Perspective 2007 the author says, health care costs may prevent some individuals from working or seeking higher earnings. Working harder to increase earnings may result in losing their subsidized coverage or having to pay more in premiums. So, the free healthcare for everyone will raise the standard which is can lead more to economic