Provide a definition for what a right is. Describe how healthcare is a “right” according to your definition specifically. If you think it is a right, who is responsible for ensuring all people receive access, what do they have access to, and are there any responsibilities (financially or otherwise) of the individuals receiving said care? Are there any limits to heath care as a right (e.g. do all people get access to any health services they want when they want it)? If there are limits, does that mean that all healthcare is not a right? If so, then is healthcare by definition not a right? Describe a source that takes an opposing view and characterize their position.
Rationale: Healthcare systems are significantly influenced by values. This course aims to help you better understand your values and others’ values as they relate to the healthcare system. Is Healthcare a Right Decision