So the healthcare reform act has passed. I think it's great, though many may not agree. Everyone is in an uproar about government having it's hands in healthcare. Well when have they not? Medicaid, and Medicare being Really good examples. I have to give Obama credit. For the first time in at least six decades, we've had a President who has done exactly what he says he's going to do.
He passed a healthcare bill that for once targets middle and lower income families, instead of doing something to profit the super rich. Now he's under a lot of critism for it. Why? Because he's sparing hundreds of thousands of people from declaring bankruptcy due to high medical cost? Or maybe for preventing the unnecessary and preventable deaths of men, women, and children who cannot as of now afford healthcare. What about companies that do not offer benefits to their employees?
Whether we want to admit it or not, this is a serious and ongoing issue that won't go away. With rising unemployment, prices, many people find their medical coverage being raised as well. People with preexisting conditions could be covered. How is this a bad thing? My husband has needed a knee surgery for eight years, and due to preexisting condition clauses, he's been in pain on a regular basis. Now he can have some pain relief. I don't see how this is a bad thing.
by rhamson7 years ago
These statistics come from 1991 but show a trend that needs looking at when we are fed the line about the best healthcare system in the world.http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/L-healthcare.htmHealth Care Expenditures...
by TimTurner7 years ago
On Yahoo today, they said the Democrats are "scrambling" to get votes to back the public healthcare plan: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20091023/ap_ … e_overhaulCan someone please tell me why this...
by Susan Reid4 years ago
This is an unscientific poll.I am curious to know the answers to four very simple questions:1. Do you have health insurance now?2. Who pays the premium (main monthly cost) of your health insurance?e.g., employer,...
by DTR00056 years ago
With unemployment still hovering around 10%, should the new "Freshman Class" in the House of Represenatives be hellbent on killing Obamacare or more concerned with job creation?
by Jezzzz7 years ago
I hear every day about how Obama is not telling the truth about health care reform. I would like to be educated about the subject. What is he saying that just get under your skin about health care...
by mio cid5 years ago
the supreme court may declare the individual mandate unconstitutional,is this right?can obamacare survive this blow?
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.