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What 3 steps would take in order to re-vamp our health care system?

I am doing a paper. Feel free throw some ideas my way. There is no right or wrong answer. Thanks!

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Asked by babygirl0782 at 10:43 AM on Feb. 28, 2011 in Politics & Current Events

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  • 1) make health care mandatory (i think it would be good for our economy)

    2) have the government credit already existing insurance companies that we use every day, for lowering costs to business's, people with pre-existing conditions, children, low income families...etc....The government would save much more money crediting existing insurance agencies rather than creating government run shitty insurance. This combined with mandatory health care would also create a market between all the insurance agencies which would dramatically lower the cost of health insurance overall.

    3) I was also thinking about possible tax breaks to Dr.'s. If they could make more money (i know they already bank) there would be happier Dr.'s & possibly more students would want to study medicine resulting in more Dr.'s in general. With all the new people getting health care, we'd need more Dr.'s...

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:00 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Single payer universal coverage. Read up on how well it works in San Francisco; there is no reason why this model cannot be expanded into a national plan

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:34 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Tort Reform

    Emphasis on health maintenance

    Remove the middle man- we are the only industrialized nation with an unsustainable, for profit system-

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:56 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • Tort Reform-proven to work in TX

    Allow competition between companies in all states

    Get the federal government OUT of the HC business. Allow the states to make their own regulations

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 9:27 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

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