Why Is The Health Care System So Messed Up?

Hi guys, Here in America, why is the american healthcare system so messed up. From the government & insurance companies taking over, to Nurse Practitioners doing a board certified doctors job for lesser pay! Why is this happening and how far will it, or has it gone? Will it get better or worse?

Asked By: Anthony D - 2/10/2011
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It's a matter of our priorities. In most countries, the top priority of the health care system is to provide health care so people can stay healthy, not worry, live a long time, etc. In the US, the primary purpose of health care is to make profits for investors... More
Answered By: Mr. Smartypants - 2/10/2011
Additional Answers (10)
lawsuits, mostly.
Answered By: ...(OPE)... - 2/10/2011
Greed at the very heart of it
Answered By: bluechristy - 2/10/2011
Greed, and a clueless government that created the health care monstrosity instead of anything that might actually help the situation.
Answered By: gws35 - 2/10/2011
Well, it's messed up because there was no regulation which caused doctors to act like businessmen & left the people with nowhere to go for doctors.
Answered By: Get Used to Cannibalism - 2/10/2011
the system is just great....the high cost's are the problem....
Answered By: big_scary_white_guy - 2/10/2011
It's called the Federal Government...they pretty much turn anything to shit they touch with exception to our military. Which, by design, was the only thing it was supposed to have direct control over. Simple.
Answered By: Q-burt - 2/10/2011
Democrat policy - ALL of it EXPECTED outcomes of Democrat policy.
Answered By: Peace through blinding force - 2/10/2011
Because there are too many barriers between the consumer and the product. Eliminate ALL insurance, both public and private and watch how fast the cost of the product(healthcare) falls.
Answered By: Jeff - 2/10/2011
Idiotic Regulation, Greedy Lawyers & Politicians buying votes with taxpayer funded handouts.
Answered By: Phoenix Quill - 2/10/2011
It has it good points.
Answered By: Sugar - 2/10/2011
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