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Health care, a system that most people don’t really appreciate, a system that is taken for granted by almost all American born citizens who were always able to be taken care of when they were sick, Those who were able to get the medicine to cure themselves of their sicknesses, or those were able to actually be diagnosed with something instead of dreading an unknown, unseen enemy which is attacking the body.   There are reasons why immigrants from Mexico appreciate our health care system more than us Americans do but are some immigrants ruining this system that so many cherish?   The answers to that question is no, not immigrants but illegal immigrants are.   Many illegal immigrants are uninsured, harmful people to this system.   Both illegal and legal immigrants have put a new responsibility on hospitals, the responsibility to become bilingual.   This isn’t as big of a deal as the uninsured illegal immigrants who go to the hospital receiving care which costs money that they aren’t intending to pay back because they won’t have to if they are found out. This is not how the system of healthcare was established back in 1804.

The concept of health insurance was proposed in 1694 by Hugh the Elder Chamberlen from the Peter Chamberlen family. In the late 19th century accident insurance began to be available, which operated much like modern disability insurance. This payment model continued until the start of the 20th century in some jurisdictions where all laws regulating health insurance actually referred to disability insurance.
Accident insurance was first offered in the United States by the Franklin Health Assurance Company of Massachusetts. This firm, founded in 1850, offered insurance against injuries arising from railroad and steamboat accidents. Sixty organizations were offering accident insurance in the U.S. by 1866, but the industry consolidated rapidly soon thereafter. While there were earlier experiments, the origins of sickness coverage in the U.S. effectively...

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