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The importance of universal healthcare


Lee-Roy Chetty


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August 28, 2013

The strategic aim of universal health coverage is to ensure that everyone can use the health services they need without risk of financial ruin or impoverishment, no matter what their socio-economic situation. The over-arching concept of universal health coverage takes a broad view of the services that are needed for good health and well-being.


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Posted by Andrew Sisk  on  08/29  at  09:26 PM

Do you favor a means-test prerequisite for socialized medical care?

If so, do you think that would lead to a hybrid system where wealthy sectors of the society were given comprehensive, high-level, preventative, and even cosmetic medicine, along with emergency care when needed, but working class tiers of society would be given a different kind of care, (i.e. emergency only)?

What do you think are pros and cons of the same system of care for all?
Also Cuba is a poor country but they live longer than we do. How is that?






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