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Name___________________ Date____________ Social Problems 1. Only the very poor, very old, and very rich have access to health care insurance in USA I agree and disagree with this statement based on how the statement is interpreted. If the statement means that these groups and only these groups have access , then I disagree. Such words imply that the largest segment of the population which is the middle class, non-elderly adults has no access to health insurance. While it is reportedly harder and much more expensive for the middle class to acquire health insurance (Kornblum and Julian, 2007: 40-44), it is not unattainable. Millions of Americans do not have health insurance (18%) but there is a larger proportion that does (80%) (Quadagno, 2007) In fact, a great part of the latter number is made up of full time middle class workers in mid-size to larger organizations. Their medical coverage comes from third party and is funded by both employers and employees. So in conclusion, if the statement is interpreted in an absolute sense, it is not completely
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