RUNNING HEAD: HEALTH CARE
Health care policy
There are several challenges in the health industry, but among them, the one that
needs immediate and more attention is the inadequate health care services in this country.
This is what most citizens are suffering from. The health care policy needs to be adjusted so
that the majority of the citizens will have adequate medical services with ease. The cost of
getting quality medical services needs to be revised downward.
The United States has a unique health care policy among the developed and western
countries. It has a national insurance which covers citizens in the private sector as well as an
employer based system. This insurance policy covers all the vulnerable groups in the United
States. The genesis of a better health-care system in the United States started aiming at
encouraging efficiency among the different health insurance, covering people outside the
employment sector and controlling the healthcare expenditure while maintaining quality. In
the past years, the government support in the health system has increased. By 2013,
government consumption was 43 percent of human services spending; private families, 28
percent; and private organizations, 21 percent. Government medical coverage represented 33
percent of all health insu...