Is healthcare a right or a privilege? Consider the political implications of these different views and the ways that regulation relates to this question. Regulation might help ensure the right to healthcare, but might also inhibit it. Free competition, on the other hand, might support the stance that healthcare is a privilege rather than a right. What are the economic and political ramifications if healthcare is a right or a privilege? For this Discussion, review the media “Multi-Media PowerPoint Macroeconomics and Public Health,”and the Learning Resources. Then, consider whether healthcare is a right or a privilege, and explain why. Next, select one macroeconomic principle that may be interpreted differently based on your view of whether healthcare is a right or a privilege.
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Write an (2 page, 3-4 References, APA Format) your position on whether healthcare is a right or a privilege. Justify your position. Then, describe one macroeconomic principle and explain how you would interpret it differently based on your view on whether healthcare is a right or a privilege.