How HealthCare Law Can Help or Sink America
Jean W Charles
DeVry University

How Health Care Can Save or Sink America
                With the passage of Obamacare, the nation's healthcare policy has become a front page issue. Liberals believe that healthcare is a universal right. They feel everyone should have access to healthcare, regardless of their personal financial wealth, and that the government needs to make this happen. Conservatives, on the other hand, believe that the government should not involve itself in healthcare whatsoever and support free-market policies along with individual responsibility. "The United States government needs to implement a nationalized healthcare system to lower the cost of healthcare and improve the overall health of all citizens."( Peter R. Orszag, August 2013 Issue )
Peter R. Orszag. ( August 2013 Issue ),How Health Care Can Save or Sink America.   Retrieved March 30, 2014, from http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/67918/peter-r-orszag/how-health-care-can-save-or-sink-america

              Imagine what your life would be like if you were one of the millions of Americans without medical coverage. Over 40 million Americans are currently without health care coverage for themselves and their families. Although our nation has cutting-edge medical services and some of the best hospitals in the world, many Americans do not have access to the services they need. Health is not an issue to take lightly, whether health care is given can mean life or death for many people. So how can a country so advanced in the medical field not supply medical coverage to many of its people? It is because we must pay a high price to keep ourselves covered. This is a price that so many people cannot afford to pay. Americans are paying this price while all the other rich nations in our world provide free or inexpensive health care to their entire populations. 16 percent of the United States population is suffering from being without a...