Why Non-Profit Healthcare Organizations Are Better?

Essay by lcdavenportUniversity, Master'sA, January 2010

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Many people in America are unable to afford the entire cost of their own health care annually. Co-pay, prescriptions and premiums alone are at an all time high. There are many organizations that aim to reach out to the uninsured and under privileged. These non-profit organizations provide services at no financial gain to themselves. Non-profit health care organizations have had an impact on the current state of health care and have been attempting to change the landscape of health care in this country for decades. Between big businesses driving up the cost of medical care and the lack of consistent support from the government, staying afloat is dependent upon donations and volunteers. Physicians and social workers, need to be more aware of what non-profits are out there and available for their patients and clients in need. Unfortunately there are not enough resources for these non-profits to advertise the way managed health care programs do and that leaves many Americans unaware of the availability for help.

Non-profit health care organizations exist and are available for almost any situation that can medically arise. (Alexander, 1999)Nonprofit organizations made uninsured Americans feel safe. These organizations provide medical facilities to normal people in a good way. Nonprofit health care organizations have made an American to seek help in case of any medical crisis or just address his medical needs at any point of time. Americans, even today are unable to afford health care annually. For all those people who can't afford money, nonprofit health care organizations lend a helping hand. These nonprofit organizations aim to serve underprivileged and uninsured people across the United States.

A nonprofit health care organization provides health care services without looking for any financial gains. These nonprofit organizations maintain a standard database of information regarding physicians, who cure patients without...