Forbid any government body from making laws preventing of accessing medical services (approved by the appropriate medical body and doctor). Nor can a government body stop the availability of services medically approved, being available in any city, county, state, or the country as a whole. Thus, for example, no city, county, state or the federal government could make a law saying it is illegal to elect to have an abortion, or any other medically approved procedure.
If we cannot have a single payer system, at least create a single billing system for health care to eliminate the confusing multiple-source system that now makes it nearly impossible to track charges and payments from doctors, hospitals etc. and likely results in multiple billings and overpayment. One set of codes, one billing source, tracked under one identifier (SSN?), filtered through your policy's eligibility algorithms.
Lorren Koran, MD of Stanford University has produced a protocol document, or field manual, which he recommended be used to rule out PHYSICAL ailments before treating someone for apparent psychiatric "disorders" or diagnoses. This protcol should be mandatory. I am sure Big Pharma has done all it could to suppress this and other non-pharmaceutical treatment of mental unrest.
HealthCare & Drug Company command exorbitant salary compensation packages (avg.$20 million & Free Health Benefits. Do not forget their Board Of Directors. Their salaries and benefits have been earned Before Obamacare. They are the primary reason why HEALTH CARE IS UNAFFORDABLE. This fact should be in the Hational Spotlight (media, television. Meet The Press;etc HealthCare & Drug Company have seen increases during this tough economic period; while their subscribers have seen higher premiums .
Manufacturers of assault rifles and guns should pay the price of gun related deaths by contributing to the fund for policing services and equipment to control the unlawful use of such. r.Arms dealers should be required by law to sell insurance , as is required when you drive a vehicle. Yearly registration ad license for owning a firearm; graded by type, as an automobile.
Provide FREE fruits and vegetables to ALL Americans. Our citizens should not go hungry when our farms grow enough to feed everyone. Utilize a portion of the funds from the food stamp program to make this happen. The produce should come from local/regional farms and the US military/postal system could transport the produce to accessible locations for all.
Cannabis/hemp is a natural herb which has been proven to be of medical benefit, the same as ginkgo, ginseng, and so on. They used to be classified as such, then they were placed in a schedule I classification. Everyone should be allowed to plant, grow, and cultivate their own cannabis plants for personal use as well sales. We plant basil, peppermints, catnip, etc. and sell it at farmer's markets. Let's get back to practicalities here.
The Mental Health Inpatient provision of Medicare that restricts "...Inpatient MH Hospitalization to 190 LIFETIME DAYS...." needs to be updated. The Mental Health provision should be as any other "Disease" related issue, UNLIMITED MH INPATIENT DAYS! MEDICARE should also CEASE the "...rental provisions of certain 'medically necessary home use devices' such as CPAP & NEBULIZER Equipment." The outright purchase of this equipment is far less costly than Rental! Rent is 3x's higher!
Compose reasonable gun management laws to protect those innocent citizens threatened by gun violence. Have a waiting period for all potential gun owners of 72 hours so a background check can be made into criminal activity and possible emotional issues. Ban all assault weapons using a clear and workable definition of what is an assault weapon, Do not allow citizens more than 12 bullets in a clip of any semi-automatic gun. Require all who purchase a gun to have education as to how to use a gun..