Effectiveness of Universal Healthcare System

The issue of universal healthcare can be openly debated on its own merits without being complicated by politics or social concerns. Universal healthcare is simply the advocacy that all American citizens are entitled to some form of healthcare. Universal healthcare is morally correct, affordable, and is a program that should be immediately implemented into our healthcare system.
Everyone is entitled to the care of their basic health needs without regards to their ability to pay for it. This does not mean socialized medicine or that the government bureaucracy in Washington will be making your medical decisions. It simply means that the government will be mandating and subsidizing private health insurance for all Americans. If we limit health care based on financial status then we would restrict this necessity to only the economically elite. Health care is as critical to life as food, water, and shelter. These minimal necessities to life should be made available to everyone. To deny a simple life-saving operation to a four-year-old girl would be unthinkable. Yet, we allow this to happen to millions of poverty-stricken adults who are unable to afford insurance. The fact that all people have a right to the basic necessities of life is one of our core American values.
It has been said that if small business owners are forced to provide health insurance for their employees, they would not be able to compete and would need to lay off workers. However, rather than costing small and medium-sized businesses additional money to purchase insurance, the program would be economically beneficial by creating a healthier workforce. When workers are healthier there is a lower rate of absenteeism and greater productivity. The disruption caused by ill employees costs the company in terms of lost production and additional overtime to cover the missing worker. Having the employees on the job, even a few additional days a year,