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Unformatted text preview: Occupation- physically demanding jobs US Healthcare system reading Main point- pg. 529. Looking at persistent problems of the uninsured 40 million do not have health insurance. Some claim they have insurance but may not have full insurance. Role of HMOs and dictation of control. Universal health care What had changed from Clinton and healthcare reform until now- since the 90s more people have entered into uninsured- it is tied to your job. Used to come with benefits and now they are going away for many jobs. Medical benefits are expensive. Businesses are getting rid of benefits. Type of healthcare available in the US. Great healthcare takes a lot of money to get Push for more extensive healthcare plans. Dying alone How age, poverty, urban isolation adding to excess of death. Family isolation. Excess of death b/c of urban isolation...
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course SOCI 100 taught by Professor Durden during the Spring '08 term at Bucknell.
- Spring '08