Topic 6 DQ 1.docx - There are many arguments and much research that demonstrates the failing healthcare system for urban America Researching the issue

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There are many arguments and much research that demonstrates the failing healthcare system for urban America. Researching the issue of failing healthcare, develop a list of historic as well as contemporary healthcare inequalities and consider how you agree/disagree. Provide support to your arguments. Historically, what has been done to help alleviate this social problem? What are some effective modern day solutions being proposed? Explain why they are effective There are many inequalities that have and still do affect the United States of America. Historically, insurance companies would not accept patients with preexisting conditions. This made it extremely difficult for many Americans to receive proper healthcare. For those who did not qualify for or cannot afford insurance, in most cases treatment is too expensive and paying in cash is at most time not an option as most of these people are living day to day. Currently, there are so many people on Medicaid due to low income. There are not enough doctors that accept Medicaid, so people are not being seen in
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