Posted by Quang Nguyen
By Dr. Joe K. Gerald - Arizona Daily Star
The Affordable Health Care for America Act (HR 3962) that was recently passed by the House of Representatives is an imperfect solution to a difficult problem. However, waiting for a perfect solution may be laudable but is unreasonable as well.
While most developed countries have already adopted universal health care, the United States has struggled throughout the 20th century to provide affordable access to health care to all. Medicare and Medicaid provide health insurance to the elderly, disabled and poor, but roughly 20 percent of Americans under age 65 are without insurance.
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