Universal Health Coverage By 2010 Should Be U.S. Aim, Institute Says

Brostoff, Steven
January 2004
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/26/2004, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p49
Focuses on universal health coverage of the U.S. in 2010. Problem of the U.S. on the lack of health insurance; Principles in recommending universal health care; Expansion of public sector health care.


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