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Healthcare in America
Baton Rouge Community College
Healthcare in America
Submitted to: Lynda Gaines
Submitted by: Kaila Simmons
10:00 MWF
Introduction to Sociology 200
Fall Semester 2011

Table of Contents
Healthcare in America I. Introduction A. Has Healthcare changed in America? II. Healthcare Concern A. How is Healthcare affecting families today? B. Pros & Cons III. Healthcare should be funded by State Government A. Concerns of American people who will IV. What obstacle creating Universal Healthcare System in America?
A. Cost
B. Will state government help meet these expenses? V. President Obama views on Healthcare
A. Healthcare for all Americans
B. Affordable Healthcare for low income families VI. American Dream
A. Determine to achieve
B. Fair opportunity for all people VII. Conclusion

Healthcare in America
Today, working Americans struggle with the high cost of Healthcare. This includes the rising cost of medications that is needed on continuing bases. As the economy cost continues to rise with little or no cost of living increase. Millions of Americans who don’t have any Healthcare suffer with untreatable illness. Question arises, Should the Government pay for Healthcare? We would wonder what obstacles are creating a Universal Healthcare System in America. In early October, Gallup found 40% of Americans saying they would advise their member of the congress to vote for a Healthcare bill and 36% would advise going against it. Americans are divided. What happen to the “American Dream”?
Americans are really concern about the healthcare and some feel the government should pay for the healthcare. Has the Healthcare changed in America lately? Yes, it has affected many Americans today. The reality today is many families are facing the need for having affordable Healthcare and the Government should be responsible for paying the Healthcare of many American families. It has made a tremendous impact not



Bibliography: 1. New Rights; New Responsibilities, How Federal health standards have impacted state health insurance markets, Wayne B. Cotter, NAIC Research Quarterly, July, 1998 2. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Exchange Functions in the Individual Market; Eligibility Determinations; Exchange Standards for Employers – Federal Register Extracts. US. Health & Human Services Document, 08/17/11 3. Health Reform: Questions need to be answered, The Burlington Free Press, 05/16/11 4. Universal Health Care Debate, Michael Waldholz, Dow Jones News Service, October 15, 2002 5. How Health Care Reform Law Has Started Helping Consumers Now: In effect: No more coverage caps or excluding kids with conditions, Sandra Block USA Today, 09/28/10

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