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Should health care should be something that can be excluded from being consumed?
Should the government be responsible for supplying health care in the economy?

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From the perspective of economics, health care is something that can be excluded from being consumed. The government can pass a law saying that health care will be provided only to those who have health insurance. If someone is uninsured, the person is excluded. Health care is not non-excludable and non-rivalrious. In other words, health care is not a public good. Health care is something that is excludable. However, ...

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The role of government in providing health care is explained in a structured manner in this response. The answer includes references used.