Advertisement

Does the U.S. healthcare system promote good health?

Joane Goodroe
Nursing
The U.S. healthcare system is set up to pay for patients who need medical care. Insurance companies and Medicare pay hospitals, physicians and others to provide care to patients. Some insurers do pay for some preventive screening. In general, the U.S. healthcare system does not promote good health.

Continue Learning about Health Insurance

Take Advantage of Your ACA Preventive Care Benefits
Take Advantage of Your ACA Preventive Care Benefits
We’ve quoted Ben Franklin before, but his words are still as true as ever: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” And taking advantage of ...
Read More
Who should consider travel insurance?
Univ. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family MedicineUniv. of Nev. School of Medicine, Family Medicine
Consider travel health insurance if you're traveling outside the United States, because your regular...
More Answers
How do I know if a loved one needs long-term care insurance?
CareConsciousCareConscious
To work out if your loved one might benefit from long-term care insurance, consider the following in...
More Answers
What Do You Think About Fee for Service Healthcare?
What Do You Think About Fee for Service Healthcare?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.