Loose Lips

August 2007
HealthLeaders Magazine;Aug2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p16
The article presents quotes from notable people about health insurance in the U.S. Jack Bovender, CEO of HCA Inc., says it is a national disgrace that the U.S. government cannot solve the lack of health insurance in the country. Peter Orszag, director of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office, says its hard to determine those people who do not receive health insurance.


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