TITLE

Missed Target

AUTHOR(S)
Cohn, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;9/27/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 13, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers a look at the health care proposals of United States Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry as of September 2004. Attacks of U.S. President George W. Bush against Kerry's health care proposals; Statement that Kerry's plan is expensive and the government would provide health insurance to more people; Expansion of Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program under Kerry; Claim of conservatives that expanding government programs gives employers less incentive to provide insurance on their own; Plan of Kerry to create a Congressional Health Plan that would make the same coverage that members of Congress use available to some of the uninsured; Discussion of Kerry's plan for premium rebates; Statement that Kerry would finance his plan by rescinding tax cuts for the wealthiest.
ACCESSION #
14436996

 

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