HCA 675 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2 Discuss the impacts of a large portion of the population

HCA 675 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2

Discuss the impacts of a large portion of the population being uninsured and how this affects the health care system. If this continues, how do you anticipate that the health care system will respond to it? What are the ethical issues and the practical ones?

Answer:

The consequences of being uninsured are significant and include use of fewer preventive services, poorer health outcomes, higher mortality and disability rates, lower annual earnings because of sickness and disease, and the advanced stage of illness (i.e., many are “sicker” when diagnosed).

Question:

HCA 675 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2

Discuss the impacts of a large portion of the population being uninsured and how this affects the health care system. If this continues, how do you anticipate that the health care system will respond to it? What are the ethical issues and the practical ones?

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