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    Should every American be required to purchase health insurance?

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    1. Should every American be required to purchase health insurance?

    Ideally, every American should be required to purchase health insurance. However, we do not live in an ideal world, and in the real world, some people cannot afford to purchase health insurance.

    For those who can afford health insurance, perhaps they be made to purchase health insurance. However, how would this be regulated? For sure, the soaring cost of medical care is reason enough to make health insurance a necessity. Even a simple visit to the family doctor can result in a hefty bill. More serious injuries that result in a hospital stay can generate a bill that tops the price of a one-week stay at a luxury resort. Injuries that require surgery can quickly rack up five-figure costs. Although the ever-increasing cost ...

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