What might be the benefit of not offering public health care in a country?

This is my social studies (history) assignment. Q:USA President Barack Obama has struggled to put through legislation to implement a social health care system. Why are so many against this universal health care system. Q: What would you say to them to convince them that universal health care is positive, modern and beneficial?

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I'm British and 47 years old, so I'm writing from the perspective of someone who has enjoyed the benefits of the UK's rather wonderful National Health Service all his life... More
Answered By: kzgzbz - 2/4/2013
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1. A benefit does not exist except to those in the top tiers of income. There isn't a real benefit to business as any for profit system inhibits the overall health of the workforce... More
Answered By: Aryeh - 2/4/2013
1) Because many see health care insurance as a private good. If you cannot afford it, you need to earn more. If you see health care as a public good or a socal good, you would be asking how do we pay for it and you would be asking is it running well... More
Answered By: Kiran C - 2/4/2013
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