Writing Assignment Prompt: After completing the lecture and reading assignments, compose a well-written response paper to the following question: Health care rationing involves selecting, on some basis, those who will have access to health care services and those who will not. There are those who favor rationing by age, some who favor rationing by disease and those who favor rationing by income (unfortunately, this is what we currently have in the United States).
What are your thoughts on healthcare rationing? Do you agree or disagree with the concept?
What type of rationing would you support in the United States? What are the other alternatives (as you see it) if you do not support rationing?
What are your thoughts about rationing of healthcare in other countries?