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For the second and third premise people who are

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For the second and third premise, people who are unable to pay for life threating medical emergencies, can apply for Medicaid. This service is based on a patient’s income level. Not everyone will be approved, but it does effectively cover the high cost of a medical emergency (Emergency Medicaid). Hospitals cannot legal turn away patients with life-threating emergency. The fourth premises claims citizens who pay taxes do not want to pay for a person’s education. All federally funded programs are paid by the taxpayer. The government is under constant scrutiny because it’s high taxation. If every single person is allotted funds for free education, the government will raise the tax rate. Programs similar to Federal Student Aid, are funded by the federal government. All four counterarguments are true and the premises create an inductive argument. They are all valid and provide evidence. Premise three and four support premise one. Government funded programs will cost every taxpayer more money they cannot afford. The majority of U. S. citizens live pay check to pay check. If education and healthcare were free, it will broaden the gap between wealthy citizens and low-income citizens.
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Running Head: FREE EDUCATION AND HEALTHCARE 4 Reference Bailey, M. J., & Goodman-Bacon, A. (2015). The War on Poverty’s Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans†. Comaru, T., Pitrez, P. M., Friedrich, F. O., Silveira, V. D., & Pinto, L. A. (2016). Free asthma medications reduces hospital admissions in brazil (free asthma drugs reduces hospitalizations in brazil). Respiratory Medicine, 121 , 21-25. doi: Emergency Medicaid (2017) Retrieved from: Himmelstein, D. U. M.D., and Woolhandler, S M.D., M.P.H. (January 21, 2016) “The current and projected taxpayer shares of U.S. health costs.” American Journal of Public Health . doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2015.302997
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