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  • New National Health Care System
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    A New Health Care System One of the major problems nagging America is the need for a new health care system. The number of uninsured Americans needing medical treatment is rising. Medicare, a major part of the American health care system, is projected to go broke in 2019 according to USA Today's article, "Congress refuses to swallow cures for ailing Medicare". I have seen this ruin people's pursuit of happiness. I worked in a nursing home for the past five years. Many elderly patients run out of...
  • Current Canadian Health Care System
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    ... The Undermining of the Canada Health Act Samantha DescoteauxUniversity of Alberta Nurs 395 Abstract In the past, Canada's government-funded, universally accessible, health care system has been praised and admired both at home and abroad as one of the finest in the world. A great source of pride and comfort for many Canadians is that it is based on five fundamental principles. Principles that are a reflection of the values held by Canadian citizens since the formation of Medicare in 1966. The...
  • Uaw And Gm
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    GM / UAW What Can We Expect? In the past, General Motors (GM) has been the top seller of the three major automakers and had one of the strongest unions in the United States. Today, GM is decreasing in rank due to other automakers. The moral among the members of the United Auto Workers (UAW) is diminishing. If things continue on this current path, GM may be of the pass. Even with all the discounts GM is advertising, this may not be enough to pull them out of their financial burden. Could the answ...
  • Their Health Insurance Coverage Through Benefits Programs
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    To Health and Back To understand health care and its complexities, let's first take a look at how it is defined in the dictionary. The American Heritage Dictionary defines health care as the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical and allied health professions. Now that we have a definition of health care let us further explore and understand the concepts of traditional and alternative hea...
  • Continuing Rise In Health Care Cost
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    Virginias Certificate of Public Need Program In the early 1970's, there was a lot of concern about the rising costs of Medicaid and Medicare. In 1972, the Social Security Act began regulations to try to reign in these costs. The National Health Planning and Resources Development Act was passed in 1974. This Act required states to operate Certificate of Public Need (COPN) programs as a condition of receiving federal funding for health care. The federal COPN requirements were premised on providing...

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