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Sick Around the World

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What Are U.S. Presidential Candidates' Plans To Reform Health Care?

Consulting the Sick Around the World Web site, students will read and analyze the policies of the major 2008 Presidential candidates. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundtheworld/etc/links.html#1

 

What Are The Basic Models For Providing Health Care?

Using the excerpt from reporter T.R. Reid's upcoming book on international health care, titled We're Number 37!, referring to the U.S.'s ranking in the World Health Organization 2000 World Health Report, students will learn about four basic plans from which all other plans seem to stem. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/sickaroundtheworld/countries/models.html

 

How Does The Veterans' Administration Administer Health Care? How Does Medicare Administer Health Care?

Students will research and examine how two American programs already in place provide health care for veterans and for those over 65. Using the model on the Sick Around the World Web site, they will develop their own "Themes and Analysis" of these programs

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