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Unformatted text preview: Take a look at the United States health care plans, does a lot of it not make any sense or seem unfair? Well you are right it probably is it is and not just to you and along with many other families in the United States. Well, let’s look at the history of the health care and the current health care that the government has left us to deal with. Health care costs have been rising for several years. Expenditures in the United States on health care surpassed $2.3 trillion in 2008, more than three times the $714 billion spent in 1990, and over eight times the $253 billion spent in 1980. Stemming this growth has become a major policy priority, as the government, employers, and consumers increasingly struggle to keep up with health care costs. Take a look at the numbers that are being mentioned, that is a lot of money that some Americans do not have. The health care plan that I am proposing is to raise taxes for the higher class which families are making more $150,000 a year. With this tax raise hike it will affect the families and the people in the $200,000 dollar homes that are able to afford high premiums and are able to have better doctors. I feel $200,000 dollar homes that are able to afford high premiums and are able to have better doctors....
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- Spring '10
- History, Health care in the United States, American middle class