Public Health Economics and Financing
Is health care a right or a privilege? Consider theÂ political implications of these different views andÂ the ways that regulationÂ relates to this question.Â Regulation might help ensure the right to health care, but might also inhibit it. Free competition, on the other hand,Â might support the stance that health care is a privilege rather than a right. What are the economic and political ramifications if health care is a right or a privilege?Â For this Discussion, review the media, â€œMulti-Media PowerPoint Macroeconomics and Public Health,â€and the Learning Resources. Then, consider whether health care is a right or a privilege, and explain why. Next, select one macroeconomic principle that may be interpreted differently based on your view on whether health care is a right or a privilege.
With these thoughts in mind:
Post by Day 4 your position on whether health care is a right or a privilege. Justify your position. Then, describe one macroeconomic principle and explain how you would interpret them differently based on your view on whether health care is a right or a privilege.