tens of millions of American's are uninsured because of rising costs of healthcare. Eight million of those effected are children. Even families that do have coverage are still struggling to pay for high co-pays. As american's we have not put much into preventive healthcare and many go without these services such as cancer screenings and immunizations against flus. We instead take care of people once they are sick and sometimes that is to late. Barrack Obama's plan is to strenthen employer–based coverage, making insurance companies accountable and ensures patient choice of doctor and care without government interference.If you already have health insurance you can stay with your current plan and your costs will decrease. If you dont not have health care then you will be given options of affordable insurance. He wants to make the healthcare system work for people and buissness as a priority instead of insurance companies.
It is not right that Americans families are paying skyrocketing premiums while drug and insurance industries are enjoying record profits. These companies benefit most from the status quo and in many cases are the greatest obstacles to reform. The Obama-Biden plan will tackle needless waste and spiraling costs by increasing
competition in the insurance and drug markets.