Health Care Reform

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Health Care Reform There has been a lot of talk and debate lately over Health Care Reform, as people are trying to answer the question – Should a universally accessible health care system be implemented in the United States (US)? This ongoing highly debatable issue remains a hot topic among US citizens from all walks of life, from the very poor to the very wealthy. Health Care Reform affects everyone. The vast majority of the US population is very dissatisfied with the current state of health care. According to the ABC News and Washington Post cooperative poll, 57 percent of Americans aren’t satisfied with the overall system of health care (Langer, 2009). Consequently, the issue of the Health Care Reform was born, but before analyzing the actual aspects of this reform it will be wise to brush up on those major attitudes and concerns which occupy ordinary people and how they respond to the unfolding changes in the area of health care and social security. More than half of the American population is convinced that the Health Care Reform is necessary and it must be carried out by the government. Hence, the government plays a huge role in the health care transformation as it provides the nation with the health care plans and outlines other possibilities for medical coverage like the health insurance exchange. President Obama suggests his own plan of stability and security for all Americans. This plan is to provide more security and stability for those who have health insurance as well as those who don’t. Obama believes that it will lower the cost of health care for American families, business and government (The Obama Plan: Stability & Security For All Americans). In general, 62 percent of the population supports the idea of the go... ... middle of paper ... ...diseasesconditionsandhealthtopics/health_insurance_and_managed_care/health_care_reform/index.html?scp=1-spot&sq=health%20care%reform&st=cse Health reform at a glance: the health insurance exchange. (2009). Retrieved November 5, 2009, from waysandmeans.house.gov/media/pdf/111/exchange.pdf Langer, G. (2009). Current satisfaction vs future worry defines the battle on health reform. Retrieved November 3, 2009, from http://abcnews.go.com/images/pollingunit/1091a2Healthcarereform.pdf Pardis, M., Wood, J., & Cramer, M. (2009, September-October). A policy analysis of health care . Nursing economic$ the journal for health care leaders, 27(no 5 2009 r). Retrieved from http://www.nursingeconomics.net/cgi-bin/WebObjects?NECJournal.woa/wa/viewSection?s_id=1073744460. The obama plan: stability & security for all americans. (n.d.). Retrieved November 6, 2009, from http://www.w

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