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Esteban Sanchez 2/10/2009 PLAN 370-500 Abstract 3 Universal Health Insurance Coverage or Economic Relief — A False Choice Jonathan Gruber talks about how the government is skeptical if Universal Health Coverage is possible while the U.S. economy is at trying times. Jonathan explains however that now is the time for Universal Health Coverage. He also gives many reasons why and how Universal Health Insurance would end up helping not only people of the United States but the economy as well. The first reason he gives why Universal Health Insurance would help the economy is that broad subsidies that make affordable health insurance available to lower-income families would allow them to use more money on buy things which would help the economy. Another benefit to the Universal Health Care Insurance that he talks about is that it would greatly benefit the labor market. Right now
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Unformatted text preview: Americans are afraid to leave jobs that offer health insurance. This has been given the title job lock. This job lock prevents Americans from leaving jobs that are currently doing and moving to jobs that are more productive and economic growth will suffer. Universal health insurance coverage could also be a source of growth for high-quality jobs. However making universal insurance will be very difficult to pass with policymakers. When its made it will set a baseline level of coverage which will allow policymakers to focus their energies on cost control. Which is another big topic with out Health Care System. Jonathan Gruber . Universal Health Insurance Coverage or Economic Relief A False Choice The New England Journal of Medicine . January 29, 2009. http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/full/360/5/437...
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