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by mundasingh123 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 12:44 pm
Dr. Schilling: Those who advocate replacing my country's private health insurance system with nationalized health insurance because of the rising costs of medical care fail to consider the high human costs that consumers pay in countries with nationalized insurance: access to high-technology medicine is restricted and kidney transplants and open-heart surgery is rationed. People are denied their right to treatments they want and need.

Dr. Laforte: Your country's reliance on private health insurance denies access even to basic, conventional medicine to the many people who cannot afford adequate health coverage. With nationalized insurance, rich and poor have equal access to life-saving medical procedures, and people's right to decent medical treatment regardless of income is not violated.

Dr. Schilling's and Dr. Laforte's statements provide the most support for holding that they would disagree about the truth of which one of the following?

(A) People's rights are violated less when they are denied an available medical treatment they need because they lack the means to pay for it than when they are denied such treatment on noneconomic grounds.
(B) Where health insurance is provided by private insurance companies, people who are wealthy generally receive better health care than do people who are unable to afford health insurance.
(C) In countries that rely primarily on private health insurance to pay for medical costs, most people who would benefit from a kidney transplant receive one.
(D) In countries with nationalized health insurance, no one who needs a familiar medical treatment in order to stay alive is denied that treatment.
(E) Anyone who wants a particular medical treatment has a right to receive that treatment.
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by maihuna » Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:42 pm
Issue is on which option both will disagree:

Argument Dr S: Though pvt med insurance is costly, in nationalized one people who suffer from some ailments are denied such services

Dr L : In pvt insurance, those who dont have money are denied even basic medicines, nationalized one provides equal oppurtunity on basic services;

IMO E : Dr S will say, you need to pay boss, Dr L will say I do not care beyond basic need, you go to hell if you need more.
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by mundasingh123 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:50 pm
maihuna wrote:Issue is on which option both will disagree:

Argument Dr S: Though pvt med insurance is costly, in nationalized one people who suffer from some ailments are denied such services

Dr L : In pvt insurance, those who dont have money are denied even basic medicines, nationalized one provides equal oppurtunity on basic services;

IMO E : Dr S will say, you need to pay boss, Dr L will say I do not care beyond basic need, you go to hell if you need more.
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by maihuna » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:03 pm
MundanSingh, this is not a right attitude, refrain from it,
mundasingh123 wrote:LOL
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by maihuna » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:10 pm
On rethought, I think E can be considered OOS, as we do not know what happens to those arguments which are outsight the purview of either of the insurance. Barring E, I will bet on A as other choices are having following flaw:

B: Dr L will likely agree.
C: Dr S will likely agree
D: *familiar* we do not know what is familiar in given context.
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by mundasingh123 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:17 pm
maihuna wrote:On rethought, I think E can be considered OOS, as we do not know what happens to those arguments which are outsight the purview of either of the insurance. Barring E, I will bet on A as other choices are having following flaw:

B: Dr L will likely agree.
C: Dr S will likely agree
D: *familiar* we do not know what is familiar in given context.
Could You explain what u mean by OOS ?
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by mundasingh123 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:18 pm
maihuna wrote:MundanSingh, this is not a right attitude, refrain from it,
mundasingh123 wrote:LOL
Hi Mate Do u mind clarifying whats wrong with my Attitude ?
On a lighter note Was the Misspelling of Name Deliberate ?
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by maihuna » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:35 pm
mundasingh123 wrote:
maihuna wrote:MundanSingh, this is not a right attitude, refrain from it,
mundasingh123 wrote:LOL
Was the Misspelling of Name Deliberate ?
Humm... u r still not realizing or offence, while looking for explanation for something that can be definetly understood mispelling, why i will distort an username?

OOS, is Out of Scope, if u have really not seen it earlier, I doubt though, as u might have seen ton of them earlier if u r watching CR explanations carefully
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by mundasingh123 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:40 pm
IMO E : Dr S will say, you need to pay boss, Dr L will say I do not care beyond basic need, you go to hell if you need more.
The Reply was rather unconventional and not what we get to see usually.
This was what triggered me off and my response was just a response .

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by cyrwr1 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:52 pm
IMO i would say E as one would argue people with money would not be denied and the other is none is denied based on income. Not sure, Feedback greatly encouraged.

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by RACHVIK » Sat Feb 05, 2011 3:33 pm
IMO D.

The point of contention between the two is that Under private HI, cost is high but access to medical treatment is possible. In NHI, services are rationed as equal access exist. Other view is that private HI even denies basic health care basis income.

Whats the OA??

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by mundasingh123 » Sun Feb 06, 2011 12:29 am
RACHVIK wrote:IMO D.

The point of contention between the two is that Under private HI, cost is high but access to medical treatment is possible. In NHI, services are rationed as equal access exist. Other view is that private HI even denies basic health care basis income.

Whats the OA??

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by HSPA » Wed May 04, 2011 7:24 am
The stem is easy to comprehend but the question is real tough.

Can someone kindly help me re-write the question in a easy to understand format???
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by Testluv » Wed May 04, 2011 10:26 am
HSPA wrote:The stem is easy to comprehend but the question is real tough.

Can someone kindly help me re-write the question in a easy to understand format???
Dr. Schilling: We should stay with private (not national) healthcare because national healtchare infringes peoples' rights--access to high-tech medications and transplants is restricted (under national health insurance).

Dr. LaForte: Private healthcare infringes peoples' rights more than national healtcare--some people won't have access to even basic medicine (under private care).
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by mundasingh123 » Wed May 04, 2011 10:34 am
Testluv wrote:
HSPA wrote:The stem is easy to comprehend but the question is real tough.

Can someone kindly help me re-write the question in a easy to understand format???
Dr. Schilling: We should stay with private (not national) healthcare because national healtchare infringes peoples' rights--access to high-tech medications and transplants is restricted (under national health insurance).

Dr. LaForte: Private healthcare infringes peoples' rights more than national healtcare--some people won't have access to even basic medicine (under private care).
wouldnt schilling disagree with A beacuse he is not in favour of Public Medicaid since access to Complex / high tech Medicine will be denied to patients because of non economic reasons . Therefore he attaches a lot of importance to Uniform access to Medicine for all
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