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The national health insurance debate

The national health insurance debate

97th Congress

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Compulsory health insurance -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdward R. Klebe
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1982-83, reel 8, fr. 0154
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15452752M

      Congressional proposals for national health insurance, financed by payroll taxes, were introduced in the s, but none was ever brought to a vote. In , Congress acted to provide federal participation in the financing of state payments made directly to the providers of medical care for costs incurred for public assistance recipients. The Universal Health Care Debate, the AALL, the AFL, and the AMA Plans did looked good in the beginning, though, as, according to the history of health care section of the Physicians for a National Health Program (PNHP) website, in , the American Association of Labor Legislation (AALL), a progressive group whose aim was to reform capitalism.

    Even so, U.S. doctors' fees are rising twice as fast as consumer prices; hospital costs are soaring five times faster. Neither public nor nonprofit private insurance is adequate to meet present or projected health requirements. In , despite. Neoclassical Health Economics and the Debate Over National Health Insurance: The Power of Abstraction Book Review of RESPONSIBLE NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE by Mark v. Pauly Et Al.; Book Review of HEALTH INSURANCE in PRACTICE: INTERNATIONAL VARIATIONS in FINANCING, BENEFITS, and PROBLEMS by William A. Glaser .

      National health insurance is a fabulous idea for the nation and for social justice. But with the history of State Capture and a notoriously inefficient state, there is a risk of putting health at.   En español | The dominance of health insurance as an issue in the presidential campaign was evident again Thursday when the need to cover all Americans was the first topic 10 Democratic hopefuls tackled in the debate at Texas Southern University in Houston.. The candidates remain divided between those who would eliminate private health insurance and replace it with a .


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South Africa: Quality Of Care In The National Health Insurance Debate 29 September by In their book Social Justice: The Moral Foundations of Public Health and Health Policy ( at pages 81 to 84), M Powers and R Faden state usefully that " insofar as a standard view of the moral justification or The national health insurance debate book point of public health as.

Since the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill was introduced to Parliament last week, the debate about the plan which promises to fundamentally change healthcare in South Africa has heated up Critics question the state's ability to fund NHI – which will have mammoth costs – and fears that the taxpayer will be further burdened.

After much debate, national health insurance was excluded from the Economic Security Bill ofwhich passed during the first administration of President Roosevelt. As Dr. Thomas B. Gore points out in an adjacent article, my paternal grandfather, Stewart R.

Roberts, MD (1) (Figure (Figure1 1), was involved in this debate and took a Author: Stewart Roberts. Pelosi understands that enacting a government-run single-payer health insurance plans is a popular idea among her base. A November Gallup. The Debate Over Mandatory Health Insurance The proposal to require people to have health insurance is one of the most controversial aspects of the health.

The National Health Insurance (NHI) is a financing system that will make sure that all citizens of South Africa (and legal long-term residents) are provided with essential healthcare, regardless of their employment status and ability to make a direct monetary contribution to the NHI Fund.

CBS News investigates U.S. health care costs With 12 Democratic candidates lined up for Tuesday's debate, Americans who tune in are likely to witness another spirited debate on health. National health insurance (NHI), sometimes called statutory health insurance (SHI), is a system of health insurance that insures a national population against the costs of health may be administered by the public sector, the private sector, or a combination of both.

Funding mechanisms vary with the particular program and country. JOHANNESBURG - The release of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has been met with resistance and heated debates from some opposition political parties and medical experts.

Introducing a national health insurance system in South Africa: A general practitioner’s bottom-up approach to costing Background.

The introduction of national health insurance (NHI) is an important debate in South Africa, with affordability and institutional capacity being the key issues. Special Report from The New England Journal of Medicine — The Public and the Emerging Debate over National Health Insurance.

National health insurance resource book. Washington, D.C. Pros and Cons of National Health Insurance. Part 1: The local Rotary Club has asked you to write an article of no more than words for their newsletter about a national health insurance (NHI) plan like the one introduced in HR You’ve roped in your colleague to help.

There seems to be a debate among Rotary members about whether NHI. The United States spends a higher proportion of its GDP on healthcare (19%) than any other country in the world, except for East Timor (Timor-Leste). The number of employers who offer health insurance is declining.

Costs for employer-paid health insurance are rising rapidly: sincepremiums for family coverage have increased 78%, while wages have risen 19% and prices have risen 17%. Part of the current debate over national health insurance is rooted in two conflicting visions of how the cost of health care should be shared.

We can designate one as the casualty insurance model. The analysis, by consulting firm Avalere Health, adds new depth to the Democratic debate over health care, where candidates have argued over whether to champion a. In the debate on universal coverage, three general concepts have been put forward: (1) the expansion of our current system of public and private programs, (2) the establishment of a national health service with government ownership of the system, or (3) the replacement of all current funding with a single, publicly administered, publicly funded.

The National Health Insurance (NHI) is a health financing system that is designed to pool funds to provide access to quality affordable personal health services for all South Africans based on their health needs, irrespective of their socio-economic status.

NHI is intended to ensure that the use of health services does not result in financial hardship for individuals and their families.

A Fundamental Conflict of Visions Robert E. Moffit, PhD: Today, we are going to address proposals to replace America’s current health care arrangements with a national a “single-payer.

The signing of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in March has not quelled the bitter debate over the issue of health care reform. National health insurance (NHI) plans have been considered by many presidential administrations since the beginning of the 20th century.

Harry Truman (Fig 1) was the first US president to propose a system of NHI, however, when he addressed Congress. Impact of national health insurance for the poor and the informal sector in low- and middle-income countries 8 1. Protocol: we devised a protocol in which the definitions, objectives, search strategy, inclusion and exclusion criteria, and data to be abstracted were all described.

This protocol was peer reviewed and modified in the light of. Book Microform: National government publication: Microfilm: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Compulsory health insurance -- United States. Health insurance -- United States. Compulsory health insurance. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. President Nixon proposed national health insurance at a time when most Democrats were showing little interest.

In the election, John McCain’s health plan .Mandatory health insurance is a step toward universal health care. Most middle class families cannot afford the insurance premiums for health care, so the government would step in to subsidize.

Under universal health care, decisions would be made by the government as to where the funding would come from, but the end result would be much fairer.