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Reliance on Insurance and Federal Funding for US Healthcare

With the advent of government funding for the poor and elderly, Americans began to see insurance as the key to healthcare. Prior to that time the uninsured were served by private physicians and charity clinics at reduced cost. Has the reliance on insurance coverage by physicians and hospitals as the gate-keeping key to care marginalized the uninsured? How has this impacted the system of care?
What impact did federal funding have on the hospital system in America?

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I believe that the reliance on insurance coverage by physicians and hospitals as the gate-keeping key to care, as indeed marginalize the uninsured, largely due to the fact that the reliance on insurance coverage as the gate-keeping key to care, makes it nearly impossible for uninsured individuals to receive the care that they need. As an example, when ...

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