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Pros and cons of American healthcare?
this website has most of the pros and cons of universal healthcare http://www.idebate.org/debatabase/topic_details.php?topicID=763
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Pro: Universal access to health care for all Con: Priority assessment means some must wait longer
The Pros are: Most superpowers brought with them modern technologies and introduced industrialization in smaller nations, boosting the economy. Introduced the conce…pt of a democratically elected popular government to ensure political stability. Education and scientific thinking was introduced and encouraged. Better health care facilities were provided. New transportation systems such as rail, Road Sea and air were introduced. New languages, religions and a new way of life were introduced. The imperialist's countries gained cheap, efficient workforce. Food production increased due to better farming methods.
While I am an American, I couldn't think of anything that was, in the long term, bad about American independence, so I instead answered this question from a British perspectiv…e. Pro: The independence of the American colonies from British rule, which forced the British Empire to look eastward, leading to the colonization of Australia, New Zealand, and the conquest of India. Cons: The loss of an area that would become the worlds largest industrial center, loss of access to much of North America.
The American Dilemma was a study conducted by a Swedish economist in 1938 that sought to find out the reasons for the gap between African Americans' reality and the Americ…an principle of equality. On the positive side, The American Dilemma was key to striking down segregation in Brown v. Board of Education which outlawed school segregation in 1954. However, on the negative side, the study expressed optimism that racism would end eventually. The study was conducted at a time before the Great Migration had relocated most blacks to the North, and didn't take northern racism against blacks into consideration.
The Pro's of the French healthcare system are, Access; Cost efficiency; Preventative care; The con's are Economical disadvantages; Regional disadvantages; and too much of a ch…ange for our society. That's a complete summary of what I've. but the money advantages or disadvantages is very argument-able. You see, the people of France do pay less,but they spend more. France has been running deficits since 1985, and currently stands at 14.77 billion dollars in deficits. Their taxes are 3% higher then here in the U.S. But that's barely a difference if you think about it, because in that 3% people are getting unlimited access to doctors.. Which is pretty much the reason for France's deficits. Because of this unlimited service with no cost or constraints to the patient, people end up going every day that week, complaining about the littlest things. This ends up in an enormous boost in healthcare consumption, and a 5-8% increase in expenses each year, resulting in these enormous deficits.
Cuba's health care program is available to every citizen of the nation. However, it is likely that people have to wait for treatment of all but he most serious of conditio…ns.
Social pro- spred of culture and ways of life cons- we take away their sense of culture pro- people getto communicate with others form around the globe con- traditonal… clothing is replaced with jeans and tank tops pro- entertainment con- most media is focuced on the celeberties. Economic pro- people are exposed to economic ideas which can improve their lives, such as mass production and high technologies. Their home areas are frequently invested in by the US. con- US interests and corporations take advantage of the people and the resources for profit, which is exported to the US Political Pro- Nations allied with the US and culturally similar to us tend to be pushed toward democracy and, generally, away from totalitarianism Con- That democracy only extends as far as it does not interfere with US foreign policy, and can be overturned or ignored by US foreign policy as we see fit. Military Pro- Massive US hardware support and purchase opportunities of the best military tech on the planet Con- US bases and military actions are only ostensibly optional...the country truly has no choice in the matter.
Pros: Everybody can have health insurance if they want it:Insurers will not be able to stop paying for people who are sick, even if they lose their jobs. People who c…annot afford health insurance won't have to pay as much money. People who are already sick will be eligible for healthcare. In the long run it will (hopefully) reduce medical costs significantly. Rising medical costs are the main reason the long-term budget projections are so alarming. Something has to be done. Unfortunately, this bill might not do enough. While there will definitely be some savings, it's not clear that they will be as transformative as hoped. Health insurers can no longer cap coverage. In other words, they will no longer say that they have spent enough on you and you're on your own for the next hundred thousand dollars. This should reduce medical bankruptcy. There will be increased competition in the insurance market. It might be from a public option. It might also be from some kind of non-profit, state-specific co-operative. This might push the healthcare companies to lower costs and provide better service. Cons: For the first ten years, it will cost about $100 billion a year. This is about the yearly cost of the Iraq War. The bill might increase the cost of health insurance. This depends on whether the gains from increased efficiencies and increased competition is outweighed by the cost of providing additional benefits. The Individual Mandate. You will have to either buy health insurance if you don't have it or have a 2% tax increase. This insurance will be subsidized, but there is no guarantee that the subsidy will suffice for your specific situation. There will be a tax increase on very high income people. If you are making more than half a million (or maybe a full million) you will have about a 1% tax increase. Other stuff that might be good or bad, depending how you see it: Increased government involvement in health care. Government already pays for huge amounts of health care-so this won't be anything new. Additional regulation on insurance companies. This might increase costs. It will increase quality. Physicians will have increased access to information about what treatments are most effective for their cost. If two treatments work equally well and one is cheaper, doctors can recommend that one. This was almost universally considered a good thing until a few years ago, but some people have started criticizing it lately. Large employers may also have to offer health insurance to more of their employees. If they do not, they may have to pay some extra tax.
The good point is you get the insurance but the bad is he's going to take 70% of all American's social security check to pay for it and there's a 1-year waiting period for eve…rything. The overall price tag is over the total GDP according to some sources thus it is possible the system could completely bankrupt America. Another problem many have is the massive cuts to Medicare. Over $400 billion in cuts to the public option that is already teetering and failing. So far, under the new plane, AT&T has taken a $1 BILLION dollar loss, as have hundreds of other companies. This is years before any benefits hit the common people. Health care panels are also being setup to decide the people that will and will not receive treatment. This is will use a system call "quality of life years". If your treatment exceeds this number, the GOVERNMENT will decide if you can get this treatment. Many view the Governments ability to decide who lives and dies to be a bad thing. The pro is that many illegal immigrants will become citizens (20 million). There are also billions set aside in this bill for swing sets for inner cities. Drilling for oil in some areas, tax credits for some states and other completely non health related issues were also attached to the bill.
Pros: - the country was united - the issue of slavery was finally resolved - after the war was over, the Union leaders had more experience and were stronger than b…efore Cons: - A lot of American soldiers died[more than any other war] - Policies were changed - Southern economy was in ruins - costed a lot of money to restore weapons and materials - america was low on resources
Advantages · According to the Congressional Budget Office, the legislation will reduce the deficit by $138 billion over the first decade and by $1.2 trillion in the sec…ond decade, as compared to current legislation. · There will be increased competition in the insurance market. It might be from a public option. It might also be from some kind of non-profit, state-specific co-operative. This might push the healthcare companies to lower costs and provide better service. · Expand insurance coverage to more Americans while also tightening the reins on medical inflation. · The cost of a given amount of insurance coverage could fall by 10 to 30 percent due to the reforms, for people who don't have employer-sponsored coverage · No more pre-existing condition exclusions. · Health insurers can no longer cap coverage. In other words, they will no longer say that they have spent enough on you and you're on your own for the next hundred thousand dollars. This should reduce medical bankruptcy, which is almost 50% of all bankruptcy filings. · Closing the "donut hole" means cheaper prescription drugs for seniors. · The bill contains a variety of pilot programs that may have a significant impact on cost and quality over the long-run. This approach ensures a constantly evolving bill which can take out parts which do not work and improve the ones that do. · Adult children to stay on their parents' insurance plan until they are 26 years old. Disadvantages · The legislation would establish a mandate for most legal residents of the United States to obtain health insurance, which is considered by many to be unconstitutional · Families earning more than $250,000/year will have to pay higher Medicare taxes. · For the first ten years, it will cost about $100 billion a year. This is about the yearly cost of the Iraq War. · Many employers will choose to pay a penalty rather than offer insurance as an employee benefit. The more firms do that, the more people will be looking to the government to subsidize care purchased on a new insurance exchange. · The bill might increase the cost of health insurance. This depends on whether the gains from increased efficiencies and increased competition are outweighed by the cost of providing additional benefits.
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Since the benefits of being a citizen of the United States of America are often spoken about, let's first consider some of the cons of being a US American. Being born into a d…emocratic society in which every person is protected under the Bill of Rights and The US Constitution: . It can be difficult for most Americans to imagine people's lives in other countries and cultures where people have few individual rights. . It is very frightening to Americans to hear that governments in other countries exercise what seems to be "extreme" controls over citizens. . In part because we are born into a society with individual rights, we can often take for granted that we can read whatever we want, travel freely within the US, own weapons, vote, talk against our leaders and our government without being killed, can protest and take up causes, etc. . Because some of us take our rights for granted, we fail to be active in our political system. fail to vote, fail to continue fighting injustices in our own country, etc. (for example, Hunger in America; Elder Abuse; lack of health services for certain groups). . Because we take rights for granted, ironically, we do not always see when our leaders are trying to erode our rights. While we value individualism, ironically, we have less experience in community activism toward fighting against having our rights reduced. We individuals feel alone and unable to take on "the system". . Since many Americans don't pay attention to politics, small numbers of voters elect officials that the rest of us don't like and don't want elected. Then, people complain when politicians try to hoodwink us through their rhetoric. . Because of the size of our country, and being raised in a mostly English-speaking country, most adults in the US expect English to be the sole language (and it is currently the International Language). Our colonial roots were a melting pot of immigrants and cultures, but we've lost touch with differences between countries. Smaller European countries, with neighboring countries so close, their citizens must learn other countries' languages. Most other countries teach grade school children English and other languages. . Americans are accused by many that we want to Americanize the world, and seek to democratize other countries. Americans are often called on to help other nations in need or at war, but our help is also resented because America is perceived as desiring to make other countries live by our rules, our standards, our democratic / republic beliefs, which many Americans believe are improved or superior to other countries' ways. The pros of being born in America or becoming a citizen of America seem numerous. . We enjoy many freedoms and 'birth rights' just because we live here. . Government does not control what we read, watch on TV, who we talk to, associate with, how many children we have, where we live, our choice of occupations, how we think, etc. . We can vote for Mr. Politician----and the next day, criticize that person. Along with our birth rights, we have the priviledge of being 'fickle' and second guessing ourselves. . We thrive under capitalism, where small businesses grow alongside corporations. . We can cross state borders without telling anyone why; if we wanted, we could walk, run or drive repeatedly back and forth across State borders all day long and no one would care (except maybe local police). . We have numerous State and Federally funded programs, if elligible to receive the services or money. . Besides hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes in some States, the US is relatively free of natural diasters. Our country is expanisive, with many areas protected against development. . Our healthcare is crappy, but is still far above many other countries' services. There are probably many other cons and pros that are omitted here.
First, there is not an "American" flag. There are many flags in the Americas, one for each country. The United States is in North America, as is Canada and Mexico. Then there …are Central America and South America... The US flag has many patriotic "pros" to the citizens and residents of the USA. It represents our first 13 states founded out of a Colony of British rule on July 4th 1776. The USA is the largest economy in the world, and one of the few countries that many foreigners wish to visit or to live in. The US flag has represented "freedom" and "liberty" from the earliest times. The "cons" associated with the US flag tend to be the resentment of our giant global economy, our global military and financial power, and our interference in other country's affairs. Some say we have way too many stars on our flag (one for each of the 50 states).
PROS: Everyone can be treated when they're sick and not have to worry about getting turned away because they can't afford it. Everyone can feel safe. CONS: Everyone has to pay… more for those who couldn't afford care. People may abuse free health care. Too many selfish a-holes for it to happen in the US though.
The pros of the American system are that America is more used to this unit in there every day life, also if we did change our units over to the metric the government would hav…e to spend millions of dollars changing road sings and other items including anything else with American units . The cons are that the metric units are all based on 10 and have a HUGE relativity with each other so its easy to remember
some of the pros is that they won the war and their rifles were good qualities. and thier commander was George Washington.