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Is America's Health System Irreparably Broken?

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American Emergency (2009): With so many Americans struggling to pay their medical expenses, is it time for a systemic overhaul of the US healthcare system? For similar stories, see: Why Big-Pharma Fails In Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17Ysq7XxKRo Hidden Camera Catches Agencies Exploiting Nurses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7-G9ZwzkCQ The Doctors Defying America (2006) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p71-DFDBCMQ Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/4388 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Half of bankruptcies in the US are the result of unplanned medical expenses. With many only insured through work, recent unemployment has led to crisis. Can Obama bring the reforms so urgently needed? Lisa and Sam had basic health insurance and were looking forward to retirement when Lisa was diagnosed with Leukaemia. 'The doctor said this could cost from a quarter of a million to half a million to get your wife well' says Sam. Forty-seven million Americans have no insurance and now hospitals are requesting upfront payments. 'This is a cost that now causes a bankruptcy in America every thirty seconds' Obama declared earlier this year. Production Company – Ref. 4388 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.