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The Implications of Universal Health Care: Pros and Cons

4. What options are there available in universal health care systems?

5. What can we learn from countries already using a universal health care system?

6. What are the positives effects of a universal health care system?

7. What are the negative effects of a universal health care system?

8. Who supports implementing a universal health care system? I.e. the public, insurance companies, congress

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4. What options are there available in universal health care systems?

Universal health care systems provide several options, besides access to medicines and services for everyone. They also help health services to the community by expanding community health centers, creating community-based programs aimed at providing wellness and prevention services, making funds available to state, local, tribal and territorial public health departments and programs.

5. What can we learn from countries already using a universal health care system?

We can learn a great deal from countries already using a universal health care system. For example, "Singapore has a universal health care system where government ensures affordability, largely through compulsory savings and price controls, while the private sector provides most care. Singapore currently has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world (equaled only by Iceland) and among the highest life expectancies from birth ... Singapore has "one of the most successful health care systems in ...

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This solution offers a thorough examination of the implications of implementing a universal health care system.

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