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Over 250 words answering: Do you think the U.S. will ever have a national health care system? Why?

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I don't believe the United States will ever have a national health care system.

However, we've had a universal health care system since 1986 with the passing of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. Many constituents have proposed a healthcare system similar to those in Europe. These bills have been proposed as a Universal Healthcare System. There are numerous road blocks to these lobbyists and often the opposition has more money to fight an implemented system.

First, we have to realize that pharmaceuticals and biotechnology are in the top five fastest growing industry in the United ...

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Over 250 words answering: Do you think the U.S. will ever have a national health care system? Why? Discusses the proposal of a universal health care system.

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