Health-Care Myths

The following myths are discussed in the article below:

Myth: “The U.S. has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the developed world.”

Myth: “About 46 mn Americans lack access to health insurance.”

Myth: “The uninsured can’t afford to buy coverage.”

Myth: “Most of the uninsured do not have health insurance because they are not working and so don’t have access to health benefits through an employer.”

Myth: “The estimated 45 mn people without health insurance lacked health insurance for every day of the year.”

Myth: “Government-run universal health care would increase the international competitiveness of U.S. companies.”

Myth: “The cost of uncompensated care for the uninsured significantly increases hospital costs.”

Myth: “Nationalized health care would not impact patient waiting times.”

Myth: “Insurers cover less today than they did in the past.”

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