Public Health Insurance Discussions

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Public Health Insurance Discussions
American health care system has been treated as a consolation prize for those who really favor…

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Public Health Insurance Discussions

Public Health Insurance Discussions

HSM 544 Week 4 All Students Posts – 27 Pages 

This article makes a great point in that adding public insurance as an option in the complex American health care system has been treated as a consolation prize for those who really favor single-payer health care, but the lighter approach might pack much more punch than you might think. What’s more, the best way to see that is by looking at the Indian labor market and the Mexican grocery market.
Here’s how a public option could play out in American health care.
The government would begin to compete with private insurers by giving people the opportunity to buy health care coverage through an existing program like Medicaid or through an entirely new plan. Some people will buy the publicly run insurance, but many others will stick with the private insurance to which they have grown accustomed.
Based on the article titled Why Public Health Insurance Could Help, Even if You Don’t Want It, Jayachandran illustrates how the federal government of Mexico provided essential foods such as beans and rice to the poor. India provided its poorer citizens with welfare for work. In both instances, these governments took responsibility because they were able. I believe the same is true for health insurance, specifically public health insurance in the United States…