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Universal health care

Author: Susan Hunnicutt
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discussions of the questions surrounding the implementation of universal health care in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Hunnicutt
ISBN: 9780737746488 0737746483 9780737746495 0737746491
OCLC Number: 429183677
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is the U.S. health care system failing?. The U.S. health care system needs to change / Ben Furnas ; Americans have much to lose if the U.S. health care system is changed / Michael D. Tanner ; Too many people do not have health insurance / Clark Newhall ; The media have exaggerated the number of Americans without health insurance / Sally Pipes ; Open-ended insurance payments encourage abuse of the health care system / Robert B. Helms ; Open-ended insurance payments do not lead to abuse of the health care system / Malcolm Gladwell ; The U.S. health care system is a leader in medical innovation despite its shortcomings / Tyler Cowen --
Is access to health care a moral issue?. Access to health care is a human right / Helen Redmond ; Health care is not a right / Leonard Peikoff ; Treating health care as a human right would increase health care costs / Donald J. Boudreaux ; Treating health care as a human right would reduce health care costs / Gary Dorrien ; Universal health care is unbiblical / Mark H. Creech ; Universal health care is a moral issue for faith-based investors / Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility --
Does universal health care work in other countries?. The universal health care systems of other countries provide better care for less money / Karin J. Robinson ; The universal health care systems of other countries provide lower quality health care / John C. Goodman ; The Canadian single-payer system provides a good model for universal coverage in the United States / Sara Robinson ; The Canadian model for achieving universal health care is not a good one for the United States / George C. Halvorson ; The French model for universal health care is better than the Canadian model / Paul V. Dutton --
What steps can the U.S. take to achieve universal health care?. Expansion of Medicare is the best way to provide universal access to quality health care / Johnathon S. Ross ; Medicare is the wrong model for reforming the U.S. health care system / William P. Hoar ; The United States should move rapidly to implement universal health care / Chris Farrell ; The United States should move forward cautiously to implement universal health care / Henry J. Aaron ; The United States can achieve universal health care without dismantling the existing health care system / Atul Gawande ; It is possible for the United States to achieve universal health care while protecting scientific innovation / Jonathan Cohn.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Susan Hunnicutt, book editor.

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Discussions of the questions surrounding the implementation of universal health care in the United States.

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