Michael Moore; Sicko
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Michael Moore looks at the health care provided in each of the following countries. Make notes on each
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  1. 1. Michael Moore; Sicko Watch the film documentary and answer the questions 1. Write down what you understand by the term ‘insurance’. Think about why people usually need insurance. ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2. How many Americans do not have health insurance? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3. Who is disadvantaged by the American health service system? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 4. Do insurance companies always pay? Please explain. ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 5. Who is responsible for the current American health care system? ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 6. Who tried to reform the health care system? ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 7. Why didn’t this person succeed? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 8. Why is the American Government against ‘socialised’ medicine? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 9. Is health care in Canada privatised? ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 10. Is health care in Canada generally better than the states? Please explain. ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 11. How does America manipulate its citizens into accepting private and insurance based health care? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 12. How does this film relate to Marxist concepts of health? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 13. What are your thoughts on private insurance based health care? ......................................................................................................................................................................................... ......................................................................................................................................................................................... .........................................................................................................................................................................................
  2. 2. Michael Moore looks at the health care provided in each of the following countries. Make notes on each while you watch the documentary. America Canada France United Kingdom Cuba Using your notes, answer the following questions Which country do you consider to have the best health care service? Explain. ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... Which health service would you prefer? Explain. ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... .

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