what do you Americans think of Obama's health care plan ?
i was just wandering what the american public thinks of it. (or at least some people)
in my country its socialized. meaning all treatments are free.
although you do need to pay extra for complete full coverage (with small extras like teeth cleaning and such) but thats less then what i have in my wallet. a little more than a sandwich price.
anyway im healthy and happy with that.
in here both rich and poor can get the same treatment.
what do you think ?
in USA health insurance is "optional" ?!?! thats messed up.
- Captain AmericaLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
It will diminish the quality of healthcare in America. It will diminish the relationships between physicians and patients. When you go to the doctor you will be allowed one problem per visit. Diagnostic testing such as MRI's, Ultrasounds, CAT scans etc. will be severely regulated.
It will ultimately leave us with rationing and outrageously high taxes. It is also an assault on our senior population (500 billion dollars will be cut from our seniors and aging citizens). It will destroy many small business owners because they will not be able to afford mandatory insurance for employees, thus many more jobs will be lost in America. Unemployment will drastically rise.
Out of the Fifty million that do not have healthcare coverage, Many of those choose not to have it, have not applied for Medicaid, or do not make it a priority. This issue is not really about healthcare, we do not have a healthcare crisis. We currently have the best health care in the world. 80 % of Americans have insurance and are happy with the quality of their healthcare? Does that constitute a crisis? It is about government controlling the insurance industry and controlling the people. The government owns our banks, car companies, your mortgage loans (60 % and growing), and is actively working towards taking over the energy industry and our precious healthcare.
No matter what your political views; we should all be able to agree that our government is taking away our freedoms at hyper speed. People should realize that the government is invading every aspect of every citizen in America. This is a government take over.
- hoehlLv 44 years ago
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- 1 decade ago
I think we need to beat these doctors into submission. Health care is the only thing in the US that gets more expensive as it advances.
I just had an insurance meeting at work today... It's pretty much pointless for me to have insurance anymore. If I need to go to the hospital I would have a 300.00 co pay and my premium went up 60 bucks. What is that crap?! That is almost the cost of an emergency room visit. I should just save money for my hospital bills. Then the only thing I will have to fight with when it comes to getting my medical bills is myself.
- 1 decade ago
WE HAVE HEALTH CARE IN AMERICA!! Most jobs in the united states have a plan....work for a living. The government will not will not always take care of you, they will have authority over your life. WAKE UP. I am better off being in charge of myself than some creep in Washington making my decisions. I will be owned by nobody!! Hitler is OBama
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- 1 decade ago
The health care system is really messed up and inefficient.. Lots of money goes to waste, and the only way to afford it is if your employer offers it (which they only pay part of it)..
So yeah, any new health care system would be an improvement.. there are lots of propaganda from "wealthy" America, because they dont want their taxes to go up..
Yup yup, most jobs dont offer health plans unless you have a college degree.. So people who are struggling to eat and start out life, will typically have no health insurance..
- 1 decade ago
I think it is a moral issue at this point, how can we say that it is ok for companies to make a profit on people's health. That is absurd. Any for profit situation will continue to exploit the American people.
- 1 decade ago
I think that our health care system needs a change but Obama's plan is nothing but a pile of horse turds. There has to be another way.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Isn't it ironic how we're so far behind on this. I've heard many from Canada & elsewhere say they're happy with their healthcare.
I think his plan was written up not by him like most anything else, it is being controlled. Our problem is we need to SPEAK UP more.
Thanks for you're interest.
- GrillparzerLv 71 decade ago
Eighteen thousand people die each year in this country because of a lack of health care insurance. The Republicans need to get out of the way and let this bill through now.
- DARLv 71 decade ago
I think his programs sucks.
It must be different than the one you have.
Right now while we have some inequality they aren't just trying to make it better for those who may not have full access. They are wrecking it for the 80% who DO have full access. That is just stupid.