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Discussing Public Health Policy

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In 2007, San Francisco began its Healthy San Francisco Plan designed to provide healthcare for all San Francisco citizens. The city plans to pay for this $203 million coverage by rerouting the $104 million the city currently spends treating the uninsured in the emergency rooms, mandating business contributions, and requiring income-adjusted enrollment fees. The plan requires all businesses with more than 20 employees to contribute a percentage toward the plan. Many business owners consider this a burden and warn they will not stay in the city. The Mayor sees universal health access a moral obligation for the city.

Question: Does San Francisco have an obligation to provide its citizens with health access? If not, why not?

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San Francisco does not have an obligation to provide its citizens with health access, or healthcare access, due to the fact that it is largely the obligation of the ...

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