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October 27

US to See Overhaul in Health Care

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The United States is the only developed country without a Universal Healthcare system in place. Since WWII, when wage caps led to employers offering health insurance benefits to compete for workers, the employer provided health care system has been the backbone of our country’s insurance needs. Despite which candidate wins the coming election, this system is surely to receive a major overhaul. Be it a move towards a market driven system where consumers are responsible for seeking out their own coverage, or at the other extreme, a government mandated system which may resemble the type of universal healthcare seen in other countries, this election will usher in a new era in healthcare. What do you think of this change? Was the system we have used for the last 60 years really that ineffective, or is it just that change is inevitable?

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