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Is Health Care a Right?

egg12 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 9:33 AM
Guess what? Your money is being taken already! A family who cannot afford health inusurance-gets a sick family member, they go to the ER-get an operation-heart, cancer ect which costs 100's of thousands of $..they could not afford the health insurance and obviously cannot pay for it...guess who pays for it-you guessed the people who have insurance..it is tacked onto your premium!!..Go ask an insurance company.

Most politicians, and probably most Americans, see health care as a right. Thus, whether a person has the means to pay for medical services or not, he is nonetheless entitled to them. Let's ask ourselves a few questions about this vision.

Say a person, let's call him Harry, suffers from diabetes and he has no means to pay a laboratory for blood work, a doctor for treatment and a pharmacy for medication. Does Harry have a right to XYZ lab's and Dr. Jones' services and a prescription from a pharmacist? And, if those services are not provided without charge, should...

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