Making Health Care Worse

September 2006
Challenge (05775132);Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p53
Academic Journal
The authors present an analysis of the United States health-care plan, which they argue has become a form of privatization under the leadership of U.S. President George W. Bush. They suggest that not only is the program inadequate, it is also bound to make health care matters worse. They argue that in the name of individual choice and cost containment, the use of employer-sponsored group health insurance plans, Medicare, and Medicaid is under attack. They review how insurance is financed and why health-care spending increases.


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