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Universal Health Care–Good for Everyone

Health care reform involves the life and dignity of every citizen, but also reflects the conscience of a country and the government. From 1912, President Theodore Roosevelt proposed a universal health care plan, Obama out of the historic step, it was 100 years ago. This is so disrespectful, that differences with social values (freedom force), partisanship (Democratic Republican wars), sources of financing (by tax or tax breaks) and many other factors. Although both systems are different, but the result of successful Obama can still give us some worthwhile lessons.

First of all, to achieve “universal health care” to assume the primary responsibility of the Government. “Everyone has access to basic medical health care” has become a global consensus, but a wealthy market economy, personal freedom and charity alone cannot solve the problem full coverage of basic health care services. After all, the “universal health care” is the government’s responsibility.

barrack Obama’s healthcare reform, the Federal Government to subsidize low-income sandwich class to purchase medical insurance, further reducing older people’s health care spending, so the Government out of more than 900 billion dollars for 10; Act requires insurance cannot be declined due to illness, also set up to compete with insurance companies of State-based insurance exchanges. Although these measures were based on conservative strongly questions of individual freedom and against, but in the case of individuals and markets cannot solve the problem, that legitimate government interference and intervention may be the least bad solution.

Secondly, the equitable principles of health reform policies in favour of susceptible groups. Bum’s health care reform, by widening the scope of subsidies and drive down the price of insurance schemes covering “sandwich class”. Subsidies where money come from? Of hemorrhage and vested interests of the rich, the programme on medical tax wealthy individuals earning more than $ 200,000, 40% Medicare levy consumption tax on high and reform of the health services industry to also reduce the relevant charges with. For China’s medical reform, inequality than the United States more complicated and prominent, how to cancel Medicare two-track system, a unified system of primary health care to ensure that vulnerable groups such as farmers, migrant workers, urban poor, are issues worthy of our careful consideration.

Third, fostering community, and develop a win-win scenario, the biggest may reduce resistance. Bum’s health care reform programmes involving United States various interest groups, including doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies are affected, those sectors strong economic power, strong political lobbying capacity. The Obama administration launched a large-scale “United Front” work. Following consultations, the aobamachenggong won the advanced medical technology association, the United States Association of physicians, United States Hospital Association, the United States health insurance Association, United States pharmaceutical research and Manufacturers Association, the service employees International Union supports their commitment to voluntary service during the 2010-2019 period and product costs US $ 80 billion. In return, the unequivocal commitment by the Obama administration to protect technological advantages of bio-pharmaceutical company, also promised to take into account in designing health care reform programme 6 associations sectors of interest. In upholding the principles on the basis of taking into account the legitimate aspirations of different sectors, maximum reduction of resistance is also indispensable factors for Obama to implement on time.

Different Universal Health Care from Other Countries

In most developed countries and some developing countries, universal coverage has been achieved, either as governments try to advance as a matter of policy. Establishment of universal coverage is exactly “high cost” a good solution of the problem.

Once all people are obtained has medical protection, medical costs on can in all people Zhijian assessed, and not only by patients burden, to each a a patients for doctor natural on not your has; low-income who also not because costs problem and to medical service away; protection of organizers also on became medical service of purchase who, medical service buyers and sellers market power contrast not balance of problem also on solved.

Universal health care can be established, of course, the relationship between a country’s level of economic development must, however, not completely. In fact, quite a number of strengthening countries have established a system of universal health care. Comprehensive health care system cannot only promote social equity, but also can contribute to economic growth.

United Kingdom

National health service (NHS), which is organized and managed the Government medical institution, access to free medical services to residents; the health care system is a typical system of vertical from top to bottom; service system is a dual referral system; medical expenses 80% per cent of government revenue and the rest from private medical insurance. Disadvantages of this mode is a lengthy queue waiting time to unimaginable, even being diagnosed with cancer patients have to wait up to a year’s time only for medical treatment.

Germany model

Universal health care insurance system, the separation of health insurance and the health care system, employers and employees contribute to Medicare as a third party payment, insurance agencies and institutions (public, private) contracting to provide services not covered by the provision of medical services by the Government. Mandatory obligations of persons below a specified income, 320 in the statutory health insurance agencies across the country to choose a participation.
United States

Is the only developed country without universal coverage scheme. Personal health insurance, with the exception of individual purchase of insurance, mainly employers voluntarily provide group health insurance to employees and their dependent. The United States health care system a lot of problems are the world’s most advanced medical technology and the most expensive medical costs, and on the other are tens of millions of impoverished people can’t afford the medical treatment. Nonetheless, since Mr Obama took office, pushing universal health care bill. Focus on vulnerable groups especially new healthcare reform.

Thailand models

Typical of the developing countries to establish a sound health-care system. At the beginning of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra took office in 2001, began to promote the “30-baht medical care scheme”. Unique patients pay only 30 baht, with the remainder covered by the state, cost 800 billion baht from the government’s Special Fund expenditures. Nevertheless, the stability of the welfare system is not strong. As he stepped down, the plan is likely to end.

What is Universal Health Care

The right of health belongs to every citizen; all social members should not be discriminated because of the different factors such as societal status, income, geographical features, gender and age. Every member of society is entitled to choose their personal medical insurance system according to their economic capacity, which is an equal opportunity issue. Covering all people by several medical insurance systems is the goal of new health reform in China.

As the trends of urban-rural integration development and household registry reform, it begins to bring up the thought of the true basic unified health insurance and discuss the necessity from the viewpoint of collective politics and economics. There are many problems in China’s contemporary health insurance market, such as coverage is not broad, vulnerable groups are not covered by medical insurance and services and use of the health insurance is imbalance. However, the problem of coverage is the most glaring problem.
Universal Medicare of meaning, a is everyone enjoyed basic of medical guarantees, second is we to some public health service, best can less sick, not sick, this is best of, so this inside said of, everyone enjoyed of universal Medicare, is refers to Government must established or held let in urban and rural areas all citizens are can participate in of medical insurance, makes all of people illness hire are can from Government held of medical insurance system there get help, all crowd not points status, identity, gender, area, income are equal, this only called universal enjoy.
People care about the most expensive. Difficult issues is expected to be alleviated.

In fact, throughout the world, various countries offer healthcare universally, to all their citizens, in public-private combinations, and not through single-payer systems. Examples of these countries are Germany. The Netherlands and Singapore. It is even suggested that Singapore has the most successful health system in the world, with long life expectancies, and low infant mortality rates.